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Organized by the Yunus Emre Institute under the auspices of the Presidency, the seceond Turkish Language Festival will take place on Aug. 27 at the Ülker Sports Arena, which will host 540 students from 46 countries. [...] The event comes at a meaningful time with ongoing conflicts dividing countries all around the world. 

August 23, 2016

It is the imperative to include overseas Indians in India’s economic development and to take care of their needs and aspirations. Successive governments have been vying with each other to give more and more concessions to them as acknowledgment of their contribution by way of remittances, investment, lobbying for India, promoting Indian culture abroad and for building a good image of India by their intelligence and industry.

Teaching at the 2016 CPD Summer Institute on Public Diplomacy, publications on U.S. policy in the Middle East, and research on digital diplomacy.

Soft power has become strategically important for China and is regarded an important component of its “comprehensive national power” , a measure of its own national power.

Dubai, United Arab Emirates by Tribes of the World

The UAE recently appointed a Minister of Happiness--so what does that mean?

Crowd at NOC #BlackForumMN with Bernie Sanders

America is changing -- and presidential speech is changing to match.

While western media coverage of North Korea's Kim Jong-un is rightly critical, a recent video uploaded to YouTube is making people question the treatment of our own unelected head of state. [...] While it does not exactly offer the perfect comparison in terms of the two regimes, it does arguably highlight an uncomfortable truth about idolisation.


Dirty water spilling from a bottle, by Ildar Sagdejev
January 29, 2016

The Flint water crisis and its impact on the U.S.' image.