After six years of war, Syria’s moderate rebels are broken and marginalised. And now, as Bashar al-Assad has wished for so long, al-Qaeda extremists are leading the insurgency.
Jared Kushner, who married Trump’s daughter Ivanka in 2009, is now a powerful figure in US politics.
Seattle’s Kshama Sawant of the Socialist Alternative party tells us how she reached an elected position and plans to combat the US right.
The attempt by the liberal leader Guy Verhofstadt to form a controversial alliance with the populist Italian movement has failed, giving Ukip cause for celebration.
In his farewell address, the outgoing President will counter growing – but misguided – criticism of his administration’s approach to the rest of the world.
The president-elect uses social media storms to divert media attention away from debating his policies. Or lack of them.
The comic hero has always responded to US politics – even ditching his identity briefly after Watergate. Watch out for his reaction to the new President.
Once in office how will Trump’s administration reconcile his isolationist rhetoric with his maverick, often ridiculous, interventionist promises?
A recent list of threatened species revealed that giraffes are now on the brink of extinction after a devastating decline.
We should always care about value for money - but we should be proud of our commitment to the world's poorest.
Terrorist attacks, downing a Russian jet, and the assassination of the Russian ambassador have not stopped Ankara developing a new alliance with Moscow and Tehran.
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