The soft power at play in today's Commonwealth Games lends them a geopolitical relevance beyond a quaint vestige of the United Kingdom's colonial past.
The nomadic Bedouins of the Sinai have lived in hot, dry deserts for millennia. As the rest of the world slowly starts to resemble the climates they know so well, the Bedouins have much knowledge to offer.
By Anisa Mehdi
Boldness has its place, but long-lasting agreements are the carefully constructed result of seasoned experts who use their knowledge of the countries, issues and personalities involved to craft terms and details.
The ethnic, religious minority has a legacy of rebellion in Syria. But ever since the biggest uprising in the country’s history broke out seven years ago, the Druze have avoided taking sides. One reason: Much of the opposition did not want them.
The gatherings of the aviation-minded have cemented their place as a major showcase for the globe's militaries and the aerospace firms that supply them.
More than 12 years after it began proceedings to join the bloc, Turkey is further from EU membership than ever before. But it can no more afford to give up on Europe than Europe can afford to give up on it.
By Sinan Ciddi
Visual Capitalist takes a look at where the wealthiest people on the planet live, and where they go when times are tough at home.
The current U.S. president is in many ways the opposite of his predecessor, but the Israeli government is finding that his views on the Middle East are all too familiar.
The budding partnership promises to benefit both sides, so long as they focus on clear objectives in areas of mutual interests.
Denying the benefits of multilateral cooperation and free trade agreements may make for good campaign rhetoric, but it's bad diplomacy -- and bad manners.