Tension is escalating between Moscow and Ankara after the downing of a Russian fighter jet by Turkish forces.
Worrying about the reduction of civil society space is all the rage in Washington. Policy pundits present papers at public panel discussions outlining increasingly repressive laws aimed at NGOs. Legislation from Ethiopia to CambodiaShow More Summary
Robert Gates argues against plans from his own Republican Party for war in Syria.
We examine the ownership battle currently raging at Georgia's most watched television channel, Rustavi 2.
We examine the use of patriotism in the world of sport and how it can be used to promote war.
As US president heads to French capital for UN climate summit, his 2008 promise to heal the planet is sure to be broken.
Moscow's retaliation after Turkey downed its military jet could tie Ankara's hands in Syria.
Hundreds of thousands take part in rallies around the globe on the eve of the COP21 climate conference in Paris, calling on leaders to halt climate change
Some think the remains of Queen Nefertiti lie behind a partition wall.
Can a 700km wall along the Kenya-Somalia border stop al-Shabab attacks? We investigate the threat of the armed group.
The latest on the fight against ISIS and the 2016 presidential campaign trail, with former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush, retired neurosurgeon Ben Carson, South Carolina Sen. Lindsey Graham, and others
Romain Gary's famous distinction between nationalism as hatred for others and patriotism as love for one's own no doubt applies to the prominent display of the French flag. But, by the same token, why not the flag of Europe as well?Show More Summary
Contact with EU institutions to be cut after bloc's decision to label products produced in Israel's illegal settlements.
Public protests were banned after the deadly attacks in Paris.
Israeli novelist David Grossman is a face of liberal Zionism around the world. Yet his 2008 novel To the End of the Land fails as a love letter to Israel; it is nationalistic and treats Arabs as animalistic
When the United Nations prioritized the fight against HIV in the 2001 Millennium Development Goals (MDGs), a lack of affordable treatment options meant we could only scale up prevention, treating less than 1% of patients living with the disease. Show More Summary
The 170-storey building in Jeddah will rise to a height of more than one kilometre, surpassing Dubai's Burj Khalifa.
Female candidates begin running for municipal elections due to be held on December 12 after change in kingdom's laws.
Ankara set to be offered money and closer ties with EU in return for limiting flow of refugees into Europe.
It's easier to blame a candidate than accept that most voters don't agree with your policies.