Sharbat Gula first became famous in 1985, when National Geographic used her image as a symbol of strife in Afghanistan. Now, Ms. Gula is on her way home to Afghanistan, still a symbol of refugees around the world.
The involvement of the Shiite militias has raised concerns of sectarian tensions in Mosul, a Sunni-majority city, and amongst ethnic Turkmens. Militia commanders have said their forces will not enter Mosul.
A group of right-wing protesters stormed Brazil's Congress yesterday, calling for a return to military dictatorship. Support for democracy is on the decline, but authoritarianism may not address many of protesters' issues.
Officials report uncertainty over when or where a meeting with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe will take place, mirroring similar confusion over Trump's future administration and his contact with foreign leaders.
America's long democratic tradition keeps presidents from seizing undue power. But the campaign of president-elect Trump contained striking echoes of the mass appeals of several Latin American populist leaders.
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Kellyanne Conway, campaign manager for President-elect Donald Trump, smiles as she arrives for a party at the home of Robert Mercer, one of Trump's biggest campaign donors, Saturday, in Head of the Harbor, N.Y.
The agreement is seen as a springboard to the larger TTIP deal between the EU and the United States, but strong opposition in Europe and a lengthy implementation process means neither agreement is guaranteed.
As new evidence of widespread physical and psychological abuse, inadequate medical and mental health care, and poor living conditions began surfacing in August, the government’s denial of any wrongdoing has continued.
Mikhail Gorbachev, the last Soviet leader, called for peace and a de-escalation in tensions between the US and Russia. What is the future for dialogue between the two countries under current circumstances?