By a 6 to 3 majority, the Supreme Court decided to overrule the landmark Roe decision and end almost 50 years of access to abortion being a constitution right.
The Supreme Court held off at least another day before announcing a ruling on abortion rights. High profile cases take more time to finalize, but there are also political and public relations factors.
Political cartoonists have found their own ways of coping with a new government
The deforestation of the Amazon in Brazil is at its peak, with 2022 breaking all records. Deforestation threatens human rights.
There’s a good reason why first-term governments are re-elected – but Labor’s victory last month may not fit the mould.
History shows that opposition leaders elected after an election job struggle to hang onto their jobs. Will this time be different?
Nigeria’s 23rd year of unbroken democratic rule will be celebrated on 12 June 2022.
The fear of domination of one ethnic group or section by another has persistently undermined efforts at democratic consolidation in Nigeria.
The Platinum Jubilee serves as an opportunity to reflect on the complex interactions and historical evolution of the British monarchy and the transformations in sport, politics and society.
In principle, political debates should showcase an aspiring leader’s vision. It’s a lofty goal given their current format in Kenya.
Experts and undecided voters from pubs across the country awarded the debate to Albanese, in what was a much more civil contest than the previous debate.
A staggering 10,000 people took part in our #SetTheAgenda poll. The number one issue was climate change.
Former ambassador to the United States Joe Hockey considers himself ‘a unique and successful politician’. Dennis Altman is not convinced.
The creation of the G5 Sahel added to the traffic of security groupings in the region
Uganda uses unpredictability to combine democratic institutions with authoritarian power.
For the second time running, it is looking like the French presidential election will go to a runoff between centralist Emmanuel Macron and far-right Marine Le Pen.
World Health Day is shining a light on local responses to health challenges. It’s time New Zealand takes that message to heart and works with local communities for a fairer health system.
Chinese novelist Murong Xuecun infiltrated Wuhan in April 2020 to gather its citizens’ stories from the first days of coronavirus: from the doctor who first warned of a new disease, to a taxi driver.
The story of Kylie Moore-Gilbert’s 804 days as a political prisoner is about more than Iran’s human rights abuses, writes Scott Burchill – the West is no model of international citizenship either.
Ghanaian footballers chased migration to the US after the removal of Nkrumah as president.