Despite its domestic concerns about radical Islam, Moscow could establish ties with a prominent Tajik Islamist group.
This map shows the approximate locations of U.S. Carrier Strike Groups and Amphibious Ready Groups.
The unconfirmed statement is plausible, and indicates rising political pressure on the Venezuelan government.
Berlin is worried about a resurgence of the eurozone crisis and potential domestic repercussions.
The Communist Party found hukou a useful tool for building a nationally integrated, modern industrial economy.
An assassination in Baja California state portends increased violence in northwestern Mexico.
The outcome could affect peace talks with militants.
The country's household registration system is deterring economic modernization.