Trump's revamped old policy could have a paradoxical effect on Cuba, seriously damaging the country’s economy while actually galvanising its political system.
Whatever the limitations of mediation -- even a painfully slow one -- Malawi stands to gain more from a consensual resolution in the boundary dispute with Tanzania.
Demilitarised female guerrillas in Colombia are hoping to spark a new women's movement based in the FARC's revolutionary ideals.
The island of Lampedusa in Italy has become the symbol of how a community can welcome migrants — for better or for worse.
Why haven't feminists noted that the film is too Western and too white?
There are refugees, there are migrants and then there are the millions of people who live in legal limbo because they defy easy categorisation. But everyone is just looking for a place to call home.
Accused of cooperating with smugglers, NGOs defend migrants’ right to life and point to the inadequate policies of European states.
Qatar withdrawing its troops has reignited tensions between Eritrea and Djibouti which the UN and African Union are trying to mediate. This comes as Eritrea is also embroiled in the Yemen civil war.
Politics in Lesotho can look incredibly complicated, with a mish-mash of competing political parties and repeated military interventions. It’s a mess, but it’s not that hard to unravel.
Luz, a once-elegant 19th-century neighbourhood in downtown São Paulo, is prime real estate. But redevelopment means clearing out a homeless encampment known as "Crackland".
A certain combination of demographics and corruption can lead to political upheaval.
Weeks after Trump's withdrawal from the Paris agreement, powerful US cities are asserting themselves like nation-states to maintain the pact made with the world to help save the planet.
Appeal to faith is a popular election campaign strategy in Kenya where the line between religion and politics is often thin.
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Some 60,000 Brazilians are killed each year, accounting for 10% of all homicides worldwide. As terrorised voters look to authoritarian leaders to impose order, Brazil's democracy hangs in the balance.
Migrants crossing Libya to reach Europe increasingly face violence and human traffickers.
With the US administration sending isolationist signals, Germany stands to gain from the global power vacuum.
Art helps the youth of Timor Leste express their resistance to legal and political authority in the country.
Tunisia's economy has been struggling since the country’s 2011 revolution. Corruption and bad governance within the banking sector is not helping.
The closer the race between the incumbent Uhuru Kenyatta and Raila Odinga, the more Kenyans will start to worry about election rigging.