World history is filled with empires, e.g. the Roman and Byzantine empires, the European colonial empires, various ancient Iranian empires, the Arab Caliphate and Ottoman Empire, the Soviet Union to name a few. These historic empires have one thing in com
Havana, Cuba - The guerrilla fighters who started the Cuban revolution 61 years ago have begun dying off. "Only 14 are left," former rebel Alejandro Ferras told Al Jazeera. Fidel Castro and 160 other rebels carried out several attacks in eastern Cuba
In an interview with SPIEGEL, Yuval Diskin, former director of Israel's internal security service Shin Bet, speaks of the current clash between Israel and the Palestinians, what must be done to achieve peace and the lack of leadership in the Middle East.