Many believe the recent ousting of Bolivian President Evo Morales is a consequence of his tight controls over the country's lithium resources.
Raqqa was captured two years ago by US troops and their YPG/PKK allies but since US President Trump abruptly ordered a pull-out in October, Moscow has swiftly advanced into that territory.
Middle Eastern governments have valid reasons to fear foreign conspiracies but deflecting blame on foreign hands instead of addressing citizens' grievances only weakens their own position.
Despite involvement in a number of conflicts in Eastern Europe and the Middle East, and accusations of interference in the US, Moscow enjoys increasingly positive perceptions.
Thousands of Colombians gathered for a musical protest against the government of President Ivan Duque.
A number of policy setbacks have pushed Saudi Arabia to revisit its blockade of Qatar raising the spectre of a potential rapprochement.
US President Donald Trump's surprise visit to Afghanistan was a cutting image of how President Ashraf Ghani's government has become an afterthought.
Lebanon is deep in the throes of an economic crisis that has shaken confidence in the country's banks and worsened since the protests erupted on October 17.
The incident comes three days before the 78th anniversary of the December 7, 1941 attack on the naval base that led the United States to enter World War II by declaring war on Japan.
The resignation of Iraq's prime minister will not send protesters home as long as the political system remains intact. So what exactly is this 'system' and why do so many Iraqis blame it for their problems?
Despite a 32-year age gap and very different personal styles, Macron and Trump have tended to put on a show of being best buddies, shaking hands with a tight grip and a big grin, bringing their wives along to dinners and exchanging gifts.
The fallout from the 2008 global financial crisis refuses to go away and now leading economists may be looking to upend traditional neoliberal economic policy.
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