Regions / Europe & Central Asia
2015 had more than its share of bad news. But it also saw groundbreaking victories on climate, marriage equality, the drug war, and diplomacy.
That is, if concern for the fate of fellow tyrants like Syrian President Assad makes him a sensitive guy.
According to Amnesty International, bombing by Russia results in killing 16 civilians for every one Islamic State fighter.
With its elections, Spain takes steps to free itself from the European Union’s tight-fisted policies.
Some Europeans were happy to see Bosnian Muslims massacred by the Serbs and Croats.
Will the landmark UN climate deal mark a turning point in the fight against climate change? The devil's in the details.
Whatever party ends up on top in the Spanish election, it will have to form a coalition, thus ending the reign of the two-party system that has dominated the country since Franco.
Despite everything, hawks are still pushing President Obama to send ground troops to Syria. He would be wise to reject their advice.
Washington is effectively subsidizing Pakistan’s nuclear arsenal — the fastest-growing in the world — even as the country drifts closer to China and Russia.
Powerful forces are maneuvering to torpedo any Syrian peace process that could leave room for Bashar al-Assad.