The government has published its plan on English Votes for English Laws – and is working out a bigger majority for itself in the process.
As Ashraf Ghani nominated the first woman judge to Afghanistan's Supreme Court, the same court took a decision that enraged Afghans.
Crowds have the potential to provide a "fourth emergency service" - but only if we let them.
The pro-Beijing proposal Hong Kong's democracy activists dreaded has been voted down. What now?
Massive youth unemployment and a legal system left over from dictatorship days are still holding Tunisia back.
Ukraine is giving Russia two options – and neither is likely to end well.
After years of liberal laws, terminations are now almost completely out of bounds.
The leaders of South Africa's governing ANC and its alliance partners, the SACP and Cosatu, are holding an unprecedented week-long meeting at a time of grave difficulties afflicting the alliance.
If the 2016 presidential candidates are anything to go by, Taiwan's relationship with Beijing could be in for a major defrost.
Why are Syria and Israel competing to be the ultimate protecters of the Druze?
The true scale of the war against IS has gone largely unremarked on – until now.
Attacks in France, Kuwait and Tunisia come against a backdrop of increasing extremist violence across the world.
The worst terror attack in Tunisia's history is a hideous test of everything it's accomplished since 2011.
Egypt's Islamist discontents are incensed at the abuse of the judicial system – and hellbent on sabotaging the country's stability.
While the traditional media peddles sexist stereotypes, social media is leading the charge for equality.
It's time to listen to sex workers about how best to keep them safe.
England's great run in the Women's World Cup has heightened UK media interest in the tournament. Is it the game-changer that women's sport has been waiting for?
A cluster of MEPs has become a formal group in the European Parliament at a very sensitive time.
The bans on gay marriage in 13 states across America have been ruled unconstitutional.
Cuts to surveillance and questions about French values were problem even before the attack near Lyon.
One man is dead and two injured in an attack on a gas factory near Lyon. At least one suspect was known to French intelligence agencies.
Italian PM blasts fellow EU leaders for spat over who takes in the desperate people arriving in his country every day.
The terrible reputation of cheaters, divers, fraudsters and hooligans in the Premier League and beyond may be placing an artificial cap on the growth of the sister sport
At last, one of the biggest obstacles to suing the perpetrators of historic child abuse could be on the way out.
PM seems surprised that desperate people are trying to come to the UK. He must only read the British press.
Other 'advanced nations' make it far harder for someone like the Charleston killer to get his hands on a Glock semiautomatic handgun or any other kind of firearm.
Did the former union leader, multi-millionaire former businessman and current deputy president of South Africa, Cyril Ramaphosa, have the blood of 34 striking mineworkers on his hands?
Symbols matter – and there's no stronger symbol than a flag in a post-conflict society.