Since 2017, after the launch of investigations into corruption charges involving his father, Yair Netanyahu stepped in more prominently into the public sphere, using his social media platforms to tell the investigating authorities and his father’s opponents exactly what he has to say about them.
For decades, schools in Thailand have enforced strict rules regarding hair length and styles for male and female students. Violations of these rules involve penalties, including humiliating haircuts in public.
Although Turkey is more liberal than some of its neighbours when it comes to LGBTQ rights, and homosexuality has been legal in the country’s modern history, activists say the scenario has been changing under the present government.
This past weekend, tensions escalated at the border between the two countries and resulted in the death of at least four Azerbaijani soldiers. Following the killings, Armenia and Azerbaijan were engaged in a verbal spat, accusing the other for having instigated the most recent conflict.
On July 11, 25 years on, commemoration services were held at the Srebrenica-Potocari Memorial and Cemetery in remembrance of the victims of the massacre. During this ceremony, bodies of nine victims that were recently identified were buried in the cemetery.
In a televised address to the country, Erdogan said the conversion would require six months to complete. Throughout his speech, observers noted that the president made no mention of Ataturk, the founder of the Turkish republic, perhaps in a deliberate move to remove that association from the Hagia Sophia.
These annexation plans have been extremely controversial because it would mean Israel unilaterally declaring sovereignty over parts of occupied Palestinian territory in the West Bank. Such moves by Netanyahu are also contrary to the two-state solution and have the potential to trigger further conflict in the region.
India played a unique role throughout the Korean War, having no specific geo-political interests in the Korean Peninsula and maintaining a neutral position before and during the war years, yet believing in the reunification of the peninsula.
It was the first time that Ethiopia had been involved in a war outside the African continent. A closer look at Ethiopia's history during and after the Second World War shows why the country became involved in an unrelated war so far away.
Why has the American Museum of Natural History asked the New York City government to remove the statue of Theodore Roosevelt, the 26th President of the United States who was in office from 1901 to 1909?
The demolition of the joint liaison office follows a recent deterioration in relations between Pyongyang and Seoul and occurred just hours after Pyongyang threatened to engage in military action at the border with South Korea.
The shutdown of the Mohegan Sun and Foxwoods casinos for the pandemic has contributed to soaring unemployment in eastern Connecticut, a region that has seen some of the biggest spikes in jobless numbers despite relatively few infections.
On the anniversary of the Singapore Summit, North Korea's Foreign Minister Ri Son Gwon said: "Never again will we provide the US chief executive with another package to be used for achievements without receiving any returns."