Politics of Hungary
A foundation founded by billionaire George Soros is closing its Budapest operations following the Hungarian government's crackdown on civil-society groups.
2018 elections in India
Karnataka Assembly election 2018 results show Modi's rally blitz in the state are set to pay off as BJP is headed to script a big win and form the government on its own
President of Taiwan
A court in Taiwan gave former president Ma Ying-jeou a four-month sentence Tuesday for a leak of confidential information, making him the island’s second consecutive leader to face prison time and the third to be tried for a crime after leaving office.
Censorship in Germany
GERMANY-TURKEY/ERDOGAN (PIX):German court dismisses Erdogan's appeal to ban mocking poem outright
Annexation of Crimea by the Russian Federation
Russian President Vladimir Putin, driving a truck, unveiled the auto section of a new road-and-rail bridge linking Russia to the annexed Crimean peninsula on Tuesday, defying Ukraine which said the move showed cynical disregard for international law.
Iran-United States relations
The U.S. Treasury Department imposed sanctions Tuesday on Iran’s central bank governor and another senior official in the bank for allegedly providing support for terrorist activities.
2018 Gaza border protests
4,000 Palestinians took part in the second-consecutive day of demonstrations in five spots along fence.