Gasping for breath and confined to her bed, Bilqees Khan winces as she recalls the moment a pepper gas grenade exploded by her home during a curfew in Indian Kashmir's summer capital.
The Golan's native Druze have remained fiercely loyal to Damascus through 46 years of Israeli occupation but as the Syrian civil war draws ever closer, it is dividing the tight-knit community.
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Soaring tensions on the Korean Peninsula have seen dire North Korean threats met with an unusually assertive U.S. response that analysts warn could take a familiar game into dangerous territory.
When the terms of the first and now abandoned EU bailout deal for crisis-stricken Cyprus were announced, Russian President Vladimir Putin bared his fangs to describe the proposal as “unfair, unprofessional and dangerous.”
After embracing the Internet age and filing breaking news on Twitter and Facebook, Myanmar's long-muzzled reporters are gearing up for another revolution — daily newspapers.
Divisions in the ranks of Syria's opposition are being driven by rivalries between two powerful regional axes — one led by Turkey and Qatar and the other by Saudi Arabia backed by Washington, experts say.
Iraq's win over Syria in a landmark Baghdad tie highlighted the nations' tilting fortunes — one fitfully emerging from decades of conflict, the other seemingly spiraling into worsening violence.
Syria's conflict was the key factor that pushed Israel and Turkey, with a little help from U.S. President Barack Obama, to end a bitter rift — but restoring trust will take time, pundits said on Sunday.
The recent explosion of religious violence in central Myanmar is part of a wider communal fracture that threatens further destabilizing anti-Muslim unrest in the fast-changing nation, experts warn.
A gynecologist renowned for his work in treating thousands of rape victims, Denis Mukwege has begun a new crusade against widespread sexual violence in the east of the Democratic Republic of Congo.