What killed Palestinian hero Yasser Arafat? Eight years after his death, a high content of polonium-210 was found on Arafat's personal belongings. It appears that the mystery was solved, but questions still remain. Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas gave permission for the exhumation of Arafat's remains on 27 November 2012 in the city of Ramallah
Could you imagine 20 years ago that all modern cities would be equipped with CCTV cameras that would be following you everywhere? Nowadays, no one raises the question of violation of human rights and privacy. These issues have been skillfully replaced with concerns for personal safety and struggle against the terrorist threat
The US National Security Advisor will go to Beijing this week in order to prepare the visit of the Chinese leader Jinping to Washington in September. The summit will be held given the storm at the global financial markets and speculations on the shattered "Chinese dream". To which extent is that clamour against the Chinese authorities justified?
The US presidential elections are funded by a small group of people. They are an invisible force, which controls not only the American, but also global policy. These people make up two clans, that have their proteges both among the Republicans and among the Democrats. That is why Hillary Clinton does not like Obama, and Trump hates everyone.
International conference in Tallinn will initiate international trial to investigate "crimes of the communist regime". Despite the all-encompassing rhetoric, the claims are certainly lodged against the Soviet "communism". Thus, Urmas Reinsalu, the Justice Minister of Estonia, and initiator of the "absurdity fair" should answer some questions.
The King of Saudi Arabia Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud is going to pay Russia an official visit at the end of 2015. How will this influence the Russian policy in the Middle East? Pravda.Ru conducted an interview with Efim Rezvan, a well-known Arabist, Professor, and scholar in Islamic studies.
On 7th July 2015 at 9.30pm, the Moroccan security forces arrested 15-year old Abujahid Abid. His mother described what happened to members of AdalaUK: "My son went out about 8pm to do a couple of things I had asked him to do, but he didn't come home.
Election turmoil and Constitutional crisis sparks civil unrest - Burundi in deteriorating situation with killings, arrests and detentions. UNO speaks of multiple cases of torture and there are 200,000 refugees in neighboring countries as international observers speak of a humanitarian crisis.
China silences the reasons and consequences of the country's largest industrial disaster that happened in the city port of Tianjin on Wednesday, 12th of August. The blasts are still going on, residents take to the streets for spontaneous protests. So, what exploded in China?
The United States must compensate Cuba for multimillion-dollar losses that the country has incurred as a result of the American policy of sanctions, the leader of the Cuban Revolution, Fidel Castro, said as he turned 89. Why can't Russia ask the same for the sanctions that were approved without a UN resolution?
Britain's top "diplomat", Foreign Office Minister Philip Hammond has accused "marauding" migrants - the desperate, dispossessed, bereaved, orphaned children even, attempting to reach the UK, where many have relatives, contacts or speak the language - of threatening Britain and Europe's "standard of living."
Fifteen candidates are running for president in Argentina. For the first time in 12 years, the new president of the country will not carry the name Kirchner. Like "Putinism," "Kirchnerism" receives negative assessment in the West. Kirchner is portrayed as a politician that was not loyal to the United States