Is the pen that signs the peace treaty more powerful than the sword in the realm of public opinion?
Badly wounded and yet limping along, May seems condemned to govern in interesting times.
Indonesia has long been held up as a model of democratic transition in the Muslim world. This view of the country now needs rethinking.
Newly proposed 'controlled centres' in the EU must not breach migrants' human rights.
With its attempt to purge the country's courts of 40 percent of its judges, Poland's right-wing ruling party passed another milestone on the path towards establishment of a one-party state.
The wars against Islamic State and al-Qaida show that military responses may seem to work in the short term but don’t change much in the long run.
Two years after the Brexit referendum, Cabinet members apparently agreed on the country's vision for its future relationship with the EU. But it has already led to a flurry of resignations.
Malaysia's former leader is facing charges related to a wide-ranging financial scandal. The new government is sending a message that it's serious about cleaning up corruption.
At the point of independence, Indian citizenship law was a matter of residency, not religion or ethnicity. That could be about to change.
Staying in a violent home country can be lethally dangerous – but thanks to European governments, sending family abroad is far from a guaranteed escape.
Is democracy really dying in the American mind?
Leftist Andrés Manuel López Obrador, a former Mexico City mayor and career outsider, won Mexico's July 1 presidential election in a landslide. The US-Mexico relationship is about to change.
An election that proceeded mostly without manipulation or intimidation augurs well for Mexico's future.
The Turkish election highlights the growing strength of Turkish opposition despite the defeat and approves of a president who could be weaker than he would like to appear.
Nigeria is far from ready to hold a credible ballot in 2019.
The more notorious concentration camps of the 20th century must serve as a stark reminder of the depravity of tearing children away from their parents and putting them in camps.
The UN human rights council can certainly be improved, but the worst way to do that is by walking away.
Male and female lawmakers differ in their reasoning why women struggle in winning elections. They also have different opinions about the legitimacy and effectiveness of the gender quota policy.
Guatemala has ended its Fuego volcano rescue mission and declared 110 dead. But people in the hot, ash-covered eruption zone say that the real death tally is much higher and that they'll keep digging.
Trump hopes migrants won't come if they know their children will be taken away. That grim logic ignores the inescapable dangers that drive thousands of Central Americans to flee their homes each year.