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Kuwait facing FIFA ban due to government interference

National football body given till October 15 to avoid a third ban from all FIFA related activities.

And this year's Nobel Peace Prize winner is…

Tackling the refugee crisis, Iran nuclear deal, and helping rape victims push candidates towards the coveted prize.

China’s Graft Investigators Target Another Top Official in Sweeping Anti-Corruption Drive

Su Shulin is the former boss of energy giant Sinopec, the world's second largest company after Walmart

Philippine forces search for abducted Italian man

Former Catholic missionary seized from Zamboanga del Norte in southern region with a history of attacks against priests.

India’s Hindu Fundamentalists

People & Power investigates India's Hindu fundamentalists and their influence on the country's government.

The Pentagon Says That North Korea Is Capable of a Nuclear Strike on the U.S.

The secretive nation has long declined to give a straight answer about its nuclear capacity

What is Russia’s Strategy in Syria & Why does Egypt Approve?

By Juan Cole | (Informed Comment) | – – Russian MiGs for the first time on Wednesday gave close air support to the Syrian Arab Army as it attacked rebels north of…

Iceland: Fish fight spawned over Ukraine sanctions

Joining the West, Reykjavik imposed sanctions on Russia over Ukraine, but now its fishermen are paying the price.

Need a kidney? Inside the world’s biggest organ market

The illicit kidney trade in South Asia has exploded as brokers use social media to find donors.

Yemen’s Houthis Reaffirm Commitment to U.N. Peace Plan

Saudi-led coalition airstrikes have taken a heavy toll on the rebels in recent weeks

Brazil's Rousseff faces impeachment threat after ruling

President suffers major setback as court rules that her government's accounting practices were illegal.

Russian warships join Syria war with rocket attacks

President Vladimir Putin says warships in the Caspian Sea targeted ISIL in Syria with 26 rockets.

We would blame central heating ourselves

Science has discovered a mystery: It may be the final straw that kicks off intergenerational war. Hard-pressed millennials already resent their parents’ generation for their free university education, generous pensions, higher employment rates and ownership of mansions they bought for £18.50. Now it turns out baby boomers even had it easier when it came to […]

Donald Trump Can’t Get the Middle East Right

Over the span of just over a week, Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump has changed his position on Syria twice and even reversed himself once, but he still can’t find the right answer. On Meet the Press over the weekend, he...Show More Summary

Guangxi bombings: Corruption and power-abuse take their toll in western China

[youtube:KO6y8ka-rXw] Seventeen parcel bombs exploded in Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region last Wednesday, and there was a further explosion on Thursday. There were ten deaths, more than 50 casualties, and photos of a five storey building...Show More Summary

If Russia is Region’s new Gun for Hire, Afghanistan Warlord wants to Bring it In

By Frud Bezhan | (RFE/ RL) | – – With the Taliban threatening to overrun large parts of Afghanistan, First Vice President Abdul Rashid Dostum is seeking help from an old ally…

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