Europe

Turkey and the Netherlands resume full diplomatic ties

The two countries normalise bilateral relations after diplomatic row last year ahead of Turkish referendum.

Turkey and the Netherlands resume full diplomatic ties

Middle East

Qatari players banned from a regional chess championship in UAE

The blockade of Qatar is check-mating its chess players.

Head to Head

Gaza Killings: Who is to blame?

Former Israeli Deputy Foreign Minister Danny Ayalon on whether Israel is responsible for the recent Gaza bloodshed.

Middle East

Egypt's el-Sisi in Sudan to discuss water, Halayeb

El-Sisi is going to Khartoum for his fifth visit since he came to power. On the agenda are the Nile’s waters and the disputed Halayeb triangle.

US & Canada

US Green Party hoping to make gains in midterm elections

The Greens are fired, aiming to perform well in the mid-term elections and hoping to change the direction of American policy.

The Far Right

Is Sweden's far right heading for success at the polls?

Concerns over migration drive support for the far right, which is also anti-EU, ahead of September 9 elections.

Sweden Democrats: How will the far right perform in elections?

Africa

Eritrea withdraws troops from border with former foe Ethiopia

The move comes amid signs of reconciliation between the two African countries, ending two decades of conflict.

Eritrea withdraws troops from border with former foe Ethiopia

Corruption

South Korea court hands ex-president Park 8 more years in jail

Park Geun-hye is already serving 24 years in prison on separate corruption charges following her removal in 2017.

South Korea court hands ex-president Park 8 more years in jail

Europe

Macron aide probed after caught on video beating protester

Prosecutors investigate French president's security officer after he's filmed hitting and stomping a demonstrator.

Pakistan

Transgender candidate in Pakistan: 'I won't stop now'

This marks the first year transgender citizens can run in Pakistan's election following a law guaranteeing their rights.

The determined transgender candidate from Khyber Pakhtunkhwa

Latin America

Nicaragua unrest: 39 years since Sandinista revolution

On Thursday, Nicaragua celebrates the 39th anniversary of the Sandinista Revolution in the midst of government crackdowns on opponents, using what some would say is an iron fist.

Opinion

Why are Iraqis protesting?

The ongoing protests in Iraq are neither a conspiracy, nor a revolution.

Fanar Haddad

by Fanar Haddad

Fanar Haddad

Opinion

Why I don't understand the black affluent class

The black middle class is talking of values and civility as many Americans of colour continue to languish in poverty.

Donald Earl Collins

by Donald Earl Collins

Donald Earl Collins

Latin America

Chile imposes tough new immigration measures

Chile imposes tougher immigration measures to cope with the influx of migrants from neighbouring countries.

US & Canada

US election meddling: Trump reverses course again

Trump said he would consider Putin responsible because he is Russia's leader.