The election was a referendum on the future of Indonesia’s ethno-religious diversity and pluralism.
‘We don’t recognise this illegitimate referendum’
This referendum is the first time in the democratic history of Turkey that an election has been seen as illegitimate by not only domestic contenders, but by international observers as well.
Not everyone in Brazil believes in an ‘eye for an eye’.
Though police violence is widely tolerated in Brazil, not everyone believes in 'eye for an eye' as official state policy.
A candidate's perceived Islamophobia may influence a French Muslim's vote, but the impact of religious faith on political choice should not be overstated.
Vladimir Putin, here with French President Francois Hollande, has big plans for Europe.
Kremlin Press Office
The Kremlin wants to build strong alliances with "pro-Russian" forces in the West. In France's upcoming election, Putin is placing his bets on two right-wing candidates for president.
Marine Le Pen and Emmanuel Macron have advanced to the second round in the 2017 French presidential.
Le Pen and Macron offer two totally different visions for France’s future and its relationship to Europe.
Emmanuel Macron at a campagn event in Bercy, April 17.
François Hollande promised to make France’s youth a priority, but was a disappointment to them. While current candidates often showcase young supporters, will they have a voice after the election?
The first round of France’s 2017 presidential contest sent two political outsiders to the second round. What’s next in this key European election?
France must now choose between two candidates with strongly opposing visions. The outcome of the May 7 run-off could radically alter France, as well as its position in Europe and in the world.
The Paraguayan capital briefly became a battleground between police, protesters and politicians.
One protester was killed and several senators bloodied as Paraguayans rebelled against what they consider an unconstitutional attempt to extend President Horacio Cartes' term.
Starving news media of revenue is a means of indirect state control.
African governments have transitioned from outright control of freedom of expression to a subtler manipulation of the press that includes withholding state advertising from commercial media outlets.
Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov and US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson in Moscow, April 12 2017.
Relations between Russia and the United States have reached an all-time low since the US strike on Syria. But Moscow knows that Washington will need its support if tension rises with North Korea.
Sorry Jeremy, weren’t you ready?
By calling a national vote now, the prime minister can strengthen her own position at home and at the Brexit negotiating table.