By PBS NewsHour
In state-controlled parts of Syria, thousands of voters came out to show support for President Bashar al-Assad, who is overwhelming expected to win the country’s election. However, in Syria’s north and west where rebels hold sway, voting didn’t take place.
By Michael D. Mosettig
In spring 1989, journalists arrived in Beijing to cover Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev's visit, while students amassed in Tiananmen Square. Michael D. Mosettig looks at how world events and television news coverage became one story.
Despite criticism for a lack of transparency and allegations of corruption, the ethics head of FIFA announced Monday he would not review new evidence of corruption surrounding Qatar’s winning bid to host the 2022 FIFA World Cup.
By Larisa Epatko
Former U.S. Ambassador to Syria Robert Ford said Tuesday he resigned his post earlier this year because the U.S. policy on Syria was evolving too slowly. “We were constantly behind the curve,” which is only increasing the extremist threat in…
By Nedra Pickler, Associated Press
The United States is preparing to boost its military presence in Europe and at a cost of up to $1 billion, President Barack Obama said Tuesday, as tensions in the region simmer over Russia's aggressive actions in Ukraine. Standing with…
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