Sweden is not suffering a crime wave because of immigrants, but there are real obstacles to overcome in getting refugees into employement.
President Trump's executive orders are already causing chaos at the US-Mexico border, where 30,000 Haitian asylum-seekers are now trapped in legal limbo. It's the refugee crisis no one talks about.
Even when ISIS is defeated, unless different groups can repair their relationship, violent extremism will remain, and peace in Iraq will stay elusive.
First-round voting confirmed that populist president Rafael Correa's AP movement is still Ecuador's most powerful political force. But the right is gaining strength.
Romania's ongoing protests against a bold move by the government to decriminalise corruption has highlighted greater social and political issues.
The African Union sees Africa as a sealed off geographic entity. Yet it remains remarkably quiet about the many bits of Africa that are geographically part of it but do not consider it their home.
Russia has managed to regain, at least in part, its role as a powerful interlocutor in the Middle East, which it lost after the fall of the Soviet Union.
Using nerve agents is banned under the Chemical Weapons Convention, but North Korea is not a party to it.
Donald Trump is only the most recent in a long line of US presidents who have overestimated their ability to manage the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.
Donald Trump is wildly unpopular with Mexicans. But so, too, is President Enrique Peña Nieto, putting him in a tough position for this week's high-level American official visit to Mexico.
The US wants to repeal controls imposed seven years ago on the trade of some Congolese minerals. The president's reasons might be all wrong. But the law was badly put together in the first place.
A Kenyan court has ruled that the government's closure of Dadaab refugee camp is unconstitutional. This will affect the future of the refugees currently in the camp.
An adversarial international commission of inquiry, similar to one instituted to resolve a dispute between Britain and Russia in 1905, could break the deadlock over the downed flight.
Joaquin Guzmán is Mexico’s worst 'bad hombre', but his extradition to the US won't stop the Sinaloa Cartel.
2017 could be the year of the far-right in Europe, and spell the end of the EU.
The adoption of the African Charter on Democracy, Elections and Governance five years ago raised hopes for a new democratic Africa. But its ideals remain elusive for many parts of the continent.
Vigilantism challenges the formal boundary between crime and punishment, between law and justice. But its largely been overlooked as a legal topic worthy of in-depth consideration.
What can Colombia can learn from other nations' transitions, both successful and unsuccessful, from war to peace?
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Barack Obama's high standing in sub-Sahara Africa persisted despite grumbling that he never delivered American largess to the degree many initially expected.