Donald Trump is wrong: the US election can't be rigged. But it's a different story in Kazakhstan, Malaysia, Gabon and Mexico.
Experts agree that a new era for climate policy here. But the hard work starts now.
Facing shortages in food and medicines, extreme political polarisation, and a spiraling economic crisis, Venezuelans find it hard to care about the adventures of Clinton v. Trump.
States report to the UN Human Rights Council every four-and-a-half years and receive its recommendations, which they can either "accept" or "note".
Donald Trump is the latest example of populism's return to the global political landscape. Nine scholars from seven countries examine the link between populism and democracy.
A conflict over the maritime border between the two countries has considerable implications for Timor-Leste’s future security, and its viability as an independent sovereign state.
In Chile, the impact of mining and the lack of regulation of water markets have produced water scarcity conflict in local Indigenous communities.
From Calais to the Mediterranean, Europe is failing the people who seek asylum there.
The recent violent rape and murder of a 16-year-old Argentinian girl has sparked a region-wide protest movement against sexual violence in Latin America.
For decades, Brazil has worked to improve conditions in its poorest neighbourhoods: building roads, drainage, lighting, and safer housing. Will budget cuts end its ambitious slum-upgrading efforts?
Data can be used to limit damage from natural disasters and to improve our lives.
The costly reconquest of the city will not significantly impact the group's transnational strategy
In Brazilian prisons, overcrowding, corruption and gang infiltration are a combustive combination. But it all started with bad drug policies.
Will the next King of Thailand be able to bear his constitutional duties?
An abundance of natural resources has helped Kazakhstan attract billions in investments. Despite its booming economy, the government is unlikely to move towards democracy any time soon.
Jeffrey Sachs wants to press governments to follow through on their promises.
Rates of child marriage increase among refugee communities, where rates of sexual violence are high and opportunities for families low.
The war on reproductive rights in Central Europe is not a backlash but a key tenet of a new illiberal form of governance.
Of many ways to make fundamental decisions in a constitutional democracy, Colombia and Great Britain chose the riskiest of all options: the plebiscite.
The international community seems totally incapable of stopping the bloodshed in Syria. But we can express our outrage.