• Ranil Wickremesinghe 2018-12-18 09:28

    Political crisis ends in Sri Lanka

    TEHRAN - Ending the political stalemate in the island nation of Sri Lanka, Ranil Wickremesinghe was sworn in as the country’s prime minister on Sunday. Making a remarkable comeback weeks after being expelled by President Maithripala Sirisena under controversial circumstances, Wickremesinghe's reinstatement has ended the two-month crisis.

  •  Martin Schulz 2017-08-06 04:27

    Germany's Martin Schulz says Trump 'far worse' than expected

    Martin Schulz, the rival who wants to unseat Angela Merkel as chancellor in September, made headlines before the election with his criticism of Donald Trump.

  • Turkey 2017-04-18 02:39

    By Frida Ghitis

    Turkey's democracy died today

    Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has declared victory in a referendum over a new constitution that will make him far more powerful, potentially for many more years to come. The result, which the opposition is calling fraudulent, promises to make Turkey less democratic, more bitterly divided and more religious than ever.