While European and American diplomats are preoccupied with Brexit, Iran or US elections, something might be simmering in Georgia that deserves their attention.
In recent weeks, thousands have attended street protests calling for free and fair elections after the exclusion of several opposition figures from local Moscow polls next month.
The UK's marginally increased naval pressure on Iran is not likely to make waves in the Gulf, but it does serve as a good example of a shifting tide in global influence.
"We will never withdraw from the zone," says Hayat Tahrir al Sham, the largest militant group in northwestern Idlib, two days after regime announced a truce between it and opposition forces.
Washington imposed an initial batch of sanctions last year on Moscow after determining that Moscow had used a nerve agent against a former Russian double agent, Sergei Skripal, and his daughter Yulia, in Britain, which Moscow denies.
China's first engaged the Taliban to protect its interests in Afghanistan in the 90s. Decades later, history repeats itself.
From US President Donald Trump signing a bill to benefit 9/11 victims to flooding in Pakistan, here are some of the top images making the news on July 29 and July 30, 2019.
Demonstrators were rallying against the exclusion of several opposition candidates from the ballot for this fall's Moscow council elections.
President Erdogan says Turkey may re-evaluate its procurement of the aircraft from the US following Ankara's suspension from F-35 fighter jet project.
Acting on allegations that initially surfaced in February, Italian prosecutors are seeking answers to whether Deputy PM Matteo Salvini’s League party has made arrangements to receive money from Russia before European elections in May.
John Bolton is meeting South Korea's chief of National Security Office, defence minister, and foreign minister in Seoul to discuss issues including denuclearisation of the Korean Peninsula and ways to strengthen the South Korea-US alliance.
Seoul said a Russian A-50 warplane twice entered South Korean airspace near the disputed Dokdo islets – which Japan calls Takeshima.
Subscribe to our Youtube channel for all latest in-depth, on the ground reporting from around the world.
Copyright © 2019 TRT World.