Rodrigo Duterte's authoritarianism has progressed from death squads and martial law to cracking down on press freedom.
We underestimate the power of language to divide and to bring people closer together, scholars say.
President Jacob Zuma's camp is pushing to have him replaced by an interim leader as an excuse to prolong his disastrous rule for their own benefit.
Donald Trump wants the US to take more immigrants from 'countries like Norway'. But how do 'countries like Norway' treat their own immigrants?
U.S. President Donald Trump and his apologists might be surprised what the economic data says about immigrants who come to Canada from the so-called “shithole” countries.
The Trump administration's incompetence makes it difficult for African countries to engage Washington in seeking meaningful explanations, much less substantive negotiations.
Southeast Asian countires have a goal to integrate their higher education network to give young generations a truly regional experience. Is it possible?
From an Australian perspective, shifting power in the Indo-Pacific will be of primary importance in 2018 and beyond.
Metropolitan areas are key to economic prosperity of countries. But this is affected when the population grows too fast like in Uganda’s Kampala, where growth has outpaced infrastructure development.
Before #MeToo, Brazilian women launched #MyFirstHarrassment and marched for racial equality. Today, this feminist resurgence is tackling health care, plastic surgery, violence and more.
Recent media reports of South Sudanese 'crime gangs' do nothing to offer young people what they most need: inclusion, acceptance and employment.
The U.S. government has ended the protective status of 200,000 Salvadoran migrants. If deported, they would go back to one of the world's deadliest places. How did violence in El Salvador get so bad?
China's attitude towards Myanmar reflects a bigger strategy: to bolster its presence in Asia at the expense of the established American-led order.
A century and a half after the last convict ship docked in Australia, new research is uncovering what happened to those who were transported.
It looks as if climate change is forcing 24,000 people to leave the Mekong Delta every year.
The debate around photos of two Nigerian Salafi clerics taken in London wasn't a trivial conversation about dress and recreational choices. It was loaded with symbolism.
Although the unrest that shocked Iran's ruling elite appears to be over, there are several reasons to think this won't be the last time disaffected citizens take to the streets.
A closer look at the resolution of South Africa's ruling party, the ANC, show that it won't undertake a radical economic transformation agenda as suggested by media reports.
NGOs (non-government organizations) run by women in India and Tanzania fuel the success of development projects, but the women are too easily marginalized once the projects get off the ground.
China is reluctant to be more active in dealing with Pyongyang for fear of consolidating the US take over in the region.