Exactly a year after being forced to incarcerate himself in a small room in the Ecuadorean embassy in London, the Wikileaks founder who is helping NSA whistleblower Snowden has proven he can still enrage the U.S. and its allies.
This week’s gala presidential conference, entitled Facing Tomorrow, was anything but that.
Many Kurds in Syria are thought to be fighting with Assad, but their counterparts in Turkey are largely staying out of the fight even if their government is not.
Syrian refugees transfer money, fuel, people and arms across the border.
The Syrian civil war, born from the pro-democracy demonstrations that started as part of the Arab Spring, has evolved into the Muslim version of the Spanish Civil War of 1936-1939.
Many Iranians living in London who cast their ballots in Friday's elections say they voted out of a sense of civic duty but were not happy with the selection candidates.
For decades, Israel has been stuck with presidents who have no real authority or power; Shimon Peres is the sole exception – and he is a tough act to follow.
A small border town in Turkey provides the sole escape route for civilians from both sides of the Syrian civil war raging nearby.
Open warfare between Assad's supporters and rebels has yet to break out in the border towns of south-eastern Turkey, but with tensions seeping in, Erdogan is less eager to help the Syrian people than he was in the past.
Despite what's seen in world media coverage of the unrest in Turkish cities, the prime minister and his majority are not in danger, and the opposition is hopelessly split.