Between Western sanctions and plummeting crude oil prices, things are looking grim for Russia's economy. But Russians appear prepared to weather the storm.
The Iranian immigrant to Australia has had an erratic and violent past.
Uber, the taxi app service, is criticized for hiking prices in Sydney's central business district, where people are trying to evacuate as a gunman holds hostages in a cafe.
With the shared regional threat of the Islamic State and a nuclear Iran, some top Israeli security officials say now's the time for peace talks with Israel's moderate neighbors.
Studio Aya has produced detailed renderings of nearly every key challenge involved in dividing Jerusalem between Israel and the future Palestine.