At least 110,000 Syrians have so far fled to camps in Turkey, Lebanon, Iraq and Jordan.
Turkish women snap to attention to defend their rights, declaring "Our bodies, our decision." But what else do they need to do?
For Greek youth the economic crisis is a wake-up call for change. Most side with SYRIZA, the anti-bailout party; others, wary of risking Greece's position in the Eurozone, favor the New Democracy.
Mining companies eyeing gold deposits in Turkey's Kaz Mountains promise a boost to the local economy, but villagers are skeptical.
Istanbul is a modern metropolis of glass and steel skyscrapers, but the old Grand Bazaar still exerts a powerful pull on the city's imagination.
Scotland’s soaring national pride speaks volumes about the potential of a complicated dissolution from the United Kingdom.
If the Scottish National Party (SNP) has its way, Scotland will dissolve the United Kingdom's union, formed in 1707. What does being Scottish mean to the Scots?
With a referendum on independence planned for 2014, Scotland may be breaking away from the United Kingdom.
After being shot by anti-gay gunmen, a young lesbian from Jamaica was granted asylum in the Netherlands.
A former military base in the Netherlands is now home to refugees from all over the world, including Simone, who is fleeing homophobic oppression in Jamaica.
In the wake of his electoral success, Vladimir Putin's propaganda machine isn't aimed at convincing citizens that things have changed, but instead to demonstrate how things have stayed the same.
Large demonstrations against Vladimir Putin’s rule signal many important shifts in Russia’s political and civic life—including the return of political satire.