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12 February 2016
"I don’t think President Rouhani would have been surprised to find there were nude statues in Rome."
Manbij is populated by so many foreign fighters that English and German are now commonly spoken languages in the small town.
10 February 2016
"The underlying threat to this message is: If you do not comply, we will cut economic ties or otherwise make it difficult for you."
5 February 2016
4 February 2016
27 January 2016
Another prisoner released in the swaps, Nosratollah Khosravi-Roodsari, appears to have been arrested to due to mass surveillance by Iranian authorities. His SMS messages were surveilled.
24 January 2016
20 January 2016
19 January 2016
The US attorney general's position on Puerto Rico's status has probably turned the issue into fodder for the upcoming election season.
Dmitry Shipilov, a Russian journalist and blogger sentenced to community service for insulting the governor of Kemerovo region on his blog, has been granted political asylum in Ukraine.
17 January 2016
16 January 2016
15 January 2016
"Has the region been sectarianized? Yes. Are the differences real? Yes. Is the current war posturing an ancient theological dispute? No," tweets Iyad El-Baghdadi about the so-called Sunni-Shia rift.
13 January 2016
10 January 2016
Can Pakistan's regions and political parties come to a consensus over who should benefit most from the mega-project? That seems unlikely for the moment.
8 January 2016
US cybersecurity experts claim the December cyber-attack that led to a temporary outage of the power grid in western Ukraine is the work of Russian hacker collective the Sandworm Team.
7 January 2016
The Imperial Japanese Army forced women from across Asia forced into sexual slavery during WWII. The surviving victims and some right-wing Japanese politicians weren't on board with this agreement.
"The heavenly kingdom is still protecting this thug. We should be ashamed that the heavenly kingdom is still protecting this thug"
6 January 2016
4 January 2016
When Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko decided to tweet a doctored cover of The Economist magazine with his face replacing Putin's, he got some image editing help from social media users.