Following the latest diplomatic tit-for-tat between the United States and Russia, which involves sanctions on Russia and the expulsion of U.S. diplomatic staff in Russia, we take a look at the diplomatic disputes that marked the past year.
Iran boasts one of the largest and most varied arsenals of rockets and missiles in the Middle East, including both cruise and ballistic missiles and launch vehicles capable of sending satellites into space.
Among Europeans, Macedonians report getting together with family most often. Families in the Baltics, on the other hand, meet up the least.
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There were an estimated 1.6 million people living with HIV in Eastern Europe and Central Asia at the end of 2016.
A new study reveals the different things people in Eastern
Europe find morally wrong
Nearly 5 million university students graduated in the European Union in 2015 -- most were women.
Armed conflict continues to pose a huge risk to everyday citizens of Afghanistan, with 40% of civilian casualties caused by improvised explosive devices.
The European Union's population increased by 1.5 million in 2016, to almost 512 million, mostly due to migration. Here's where.
A recent Gallup poll shows that people in Latin America had the most positive experiences in 2016, while Greeks were the most stressed and Iranians the angriest.
The extremist group is fast losing territory in Syria and Iraq
"Confidence in the U.S. president to do the right thing" in global affairs has increased in Israel and Russia but fallen "dramatically" in many countries around the world. Outlooks on relations with the U.S. are less striking.