Russia is attempting to claim more of the Arctic seabed, an area rich in oil, gas and minerals. It's also expanding shipping and reopening Arctic bases. Here are two things the US can do about it now.
Removing funding from research-led projects puts people in highly vulnerable situations.
The resistance during this election cycle is even more passionate than in recent years.
Electoral disputes and petitions are becoming a prominent feature of the electoral process.
New research finds that women standing for election to local councils experience much more gendered abuse and bullying than men -- and it is likely this puts them off wanting to run at all.
Issoufou has failed to strengthen fundamental democratic rights. If anything, the Issoufou era is a textbook case of democratic backsliding.
The U.S. Supreme Court is considering whether a ban on the third-party collection of mail-in ballots is legal. The practice is allowed in 26 states.
As women protest around the country, there could also be a protest vote against the Liberal Party at the next election.
The vote to acquit former President Trump for inciting the attack on the Capitol is a symptom of the dramatic decline of the US constitutional system, which is being eroded from within.
The Ghanaian media decides how the public understands proceedings from the Supreme Court.
In claiming the election was "stolen" from him and using the office of the president to the benefit of his family, Trump dips into the authoritarian playbook to convert power into property.
An international volunteer team of marketing, branding, graphic design and media experts collaborated to position Vote From Abroad as a destination for out-of-country American voters.
It takes time and money to hold an election safely during the coronavirus pandemic.
Since 1890, Mississippi has required candidates for statewide office to win not only more votes than opponents across the whole state, but also in every legislative district.
It is often said that Joe Biden's ability to govern will depend on the outcome of Georgia's January 5 runoff elections, which determine which party controls the senate. The reality is more nuanced.
New Zealand scores well against other countries — especially over its handling of the pandemic — but there are still areas that need improving.
Evidence shows Black candidates can win elections in majority-white congressional districts.
Throughout his presidency, Donald Trump has exposed the fragility of democratic institutions, mirroring a global trend in authoritarianism, and that will have a lasting effect on the United States.
Clergy often possess the rhetorical skills and community ties that can launch political careers. Yet traditionally, few have held elective office. Could that be starting to change?
In surpassing opposition stalwart Kizza Besigye, Robert Kyagulanyi has done what many Ugandans thought impossible. But can he topple Museveni?