Perspectives are opinion pieces published on a variety of platforms. Op-eds are one of the best ways to bring particular opinions and angles to relevant news issues.

The Cooperation Council of Turkic Speaking States is ready to welcome Uzbekistan as a new member while Turkmenistan expects to become an observer state.

Berlin has the political capital to persuade key players to support an effective political process in Libya

Far-right nationalism has been underestimated for decades and the threat it poses only slowly being recognised.

Syria is the battleground where the new order for the Middle East will emerge.

US President Donald Trump's aggressive approach towards NATO doesn't serve its own long-term interests.

It is time for international powers to end their short-sighted action in Libya and step up to find a solution to the civil war.

The murder of Jamal Khashoggi continues to leave its mark on global affairs.

Nothing is certain in Tunisia's presidential election, only the second since the 'Arab Spring'.

The European Union's lack of support to Turkey in handling the refugee crisis is forcing Ankara to allow safe passage to Syrian refugees on their way to Europe.

India has managed to build a powerful, culturally acceptable, image abroad over the last half-century. Is Prime Minister Narendra Modi inadvertently tearing that down?