The images from Burkina Faso after the recent coup have been startling. After the ouster of the previous junta by another group of dissatisfied officers, two things stood out: First was the number of Russian flags being flown by those celebrating the ouster, and the other was the subsequent arson attacks on French interests.
The resumption of conflict in Ukraine this year has presented more plot twists within the last six months than what is seen in a good novel or a Hollywood blockbuster.
Russian authorities said Sunday they had opened a murder investigation after the daughter of influential, ultra-nationalist Russian ideologue, and a close ally of President Vladimir Putin, Alexander Dugin was killed by a car bomb on the outskirts of Moscow.
On 19th July, Turkish president, Recep Tayyip Erdogan, along with Russia's Putin, gathered in Tehran in the presence of Iran's President Ebrahim Raisi for a Tripartite Summit within the framework of Astana format.