Violence in Reynosa reflects divisions within the Gulf cartel.
Hamid Karzai is hoping to strengthen his reputation as a nationalist and undermine U.S.-Taliban negotiations.
China's organizational changes have particular significance for the dispute with Japan over the Diaoyu/Senkaku Islands.
Euroskeptic narratives that reject some of Europe's fundamental structures have been gaining support in wealthier core countries.
The runner-up in the vote is in no position to instigate violence.
Iraq's Shia-led government has managed the country's restive Sunni and Kurdish factions through improvisation and dealmaking.
Recent moves suggest the Baltic country is favoring Brussels over Moscow.
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