While the leader of the UN-backed government, Fayez al Sarraj, has failed to rally support from the EU states, Europe’s divided stance on Khalifa Haftar's military operation hinders any attempt to stop the ongoing war in Libya.
Qatar has managed to gain independence from the Saudi-UAE sphere of influence and might be better off for it in the long run.
Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz announced the snap poll for September after a German newspaper published covertly filmed footage featuring his far-right coalition partners offering government contracts to purported Russian businesswoman.
There is no better time for peace than now in Afghanistan.
The decision to remove Turkey from the Generalized System of Preferences (GSP) is inconsistent with the trade volume target of $75 billion announced by both countries, says Turkish Trade Minister Ruhsar Pekcan.
Lawmakers pressured by LGBT groups as well as by church organisations opposed to the move approved most of a government-sponsored bill.
China's state planner says trade frictions with the United States has had some impact on China's economy, but it was "controllable" and countermeasures would be rolled-out when needed to "keep economic operations within reasonable range".
When the International Court of Justice handed over a contested, oil-rich peninsula to Cameroon, a decade-long nightmare began for its Nigerian residents.
The incident comes amid a bitter stand-off between Poland and Israel over how to remember the Holocaust.
Houthi rebels claim drone attacks a response to Saudi "crimes" in Yemen. The assaults are the latest in a series of security challenges faced by the Middle East, following the alleged sabotage of oil tankers off UAE coast.
Security crises in the Persian Gulf will become increasingly high-stakes as the lack of communication between Iran and the US and its allies can trigger misinformation, perceived threats and potentially military confrontation.
For almost a year, mainly American and British pilots created a lifeline to support war-ravaged West Berlin, then encircled and blockaded by Soviet forces, with food and fuel.
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