The 2015 Nobel Peace Prize was awarded Friday to Tunisia's National Dialogue Quartet for its efforts to bring democracy to the country, where the political upheaval in 2011 sparked pro-democracy movements throughout the Arab world.
Saudi Arabia, in a display of anger at the failure of the international community to end the war in Syria and act on other Middle East issues, said it would not take up its seat on the United Nations Security Council.
US government sale of weapons soared by over three times in just one year - from 21.4 billion dollars in 2010 to 66.3 billion in 2011, the largest for a single year in the history of the US arms export program, according to a report by the US Congress Research Service.
Brazil will keep its foreign policy ‘anchor’ in South America but will review the international because of the latest global changes such as the European Union crisis and the Arab spring.
The so called ‘progressive’ Latin American governments not only did they not support the revolution wave later known as the “Arab Spring” but openly and repeatedly backed the regimes against which the peoples of those countries rebelled.
Declaring women's rights vital for world peace, the Nobel Committee awarded its annual Peace Prize today to three indomitable campaigners against war and oppression - a Yemeni and two Liberians, including that country's president.
The Group of Eight leaders meeting in France are expected to approve on Friday billions of dollars in aid in support of the ‘Arab spring’ with a program designed to foster change sweeping North Africa and the Middle East.