With tensions already high, telling Muslim women not to dress a certain way at the beach will only make things worse.
Research shows the public has a poor understanding of what slavery is and how often they encounter it. Here's how to tell if your manicurist is working against their will.
Satire should be a way of keeping the powerful in check, not sneering at the powerless.
Cooperation between Tehran and Moscow is strictly limited to Syria.
After 12 years, the anti-war party is shutting down, raising questions about what the future holds for its firebrand leader.
Research shows how locals thrive from adapting to the heritage cultures of their new neighbours.
It may be politically convenient, but the ban by some French cities on the burkini bathing assumes all Muslim women view covered clothing in the same way.
South Africa's watershed local elections have resulted in upsets for the ANC in key metropoles. But will the new, minority coalition regimes live up to their mandate of providing basic services?
Turkey is recovering from a failed coup, not a war, but it could learn from the practice of post-conflict reconstruction.
There are worrying ramifications of the case against an honest bureaucrat in a corruption scandal in India.
The Islamist ideologue will be closely monitored, but is unlikely to cooperate with prison de-radicalisation initiatives.
Money and resources in Latin America often don't reach those who need them most – and criminal gangs are on hand to take advantage.
The decision to delay a major nuclear deal has ruffled feathers in Beijing. Is this a sign of the new PM's approach to international relations?
Some onlookers are suspicious that Venezuela's army is mounting a slow coup – but the country has been militarising itself for decades.
It has long been known that UN forces brought disease to the country in the aftermath of an earthquake, but how can amends be made?
Many of us go through periods of radicalisation – spotting when this is a danger rather than over-reacting is the key.
The deadly Islamist group Boko Haram has lost ground and split into factions, but it's far from beaten.
A parliamentary report found this group suffers severe exclusion from life and work. But things are getting better.
A group of activists is seeking to build a special community as an alternative response to the so-called migration crisis.
The competition between the two authoritarian regimes has become a fact that, given the regional context, is here to last. It justifies repression and indefinitely postpones democratic expression.