The journalist, revolutionary, and opposition leader became prime minister last May. Now he faces his hardest task yet: governing.
After Spain's minority Socialist government was defeated in a budget vote in Parliament, Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez called an early election for Apr. 28. In the country's fragmented political environment, forming a new government will be challenging for any party.
The future of Italy’s coalition government rests upon the completion of a high-speed rail tunnel to France, as the two factions use the project to determine the country's governing ethos: populism or pro-business?
The West Bank's largest city is a frequent flashpoint between Israeli settlers and Palestinians. Now Palestinian activists have launched their own patrols to document alleged settler violence in Hebron after Israel expelled international observers.
A new museum in Iraq's capital honors the mainly Shiite militiamen who died fighting the Islamic State. The Iran-backed militias gained prominence after helping the government in the war. Some worry that this spells trouble for a country with a history of bloody sectarian strife.
Friday marks the anniversary of Soviet withdrawal from Afghanistan 30 years ago. Once hailed as a much sought-after end to a bloody quagmire, many Russians now see the decade-long war as successful and legitimate action against United States-backed militants.
Award-winning journalist Maria Ressa has aggressively covered President Rodrigo Duterte's administration. Media watch dogs decried her arrest as the government's latest attempt to muzzle press freedom.