After years of attacking Brazil’s voting system as susceptible to fraud, President Jair Bolsonaro ignored a Monday deadline from the nation’s electoral court to present proof of his claims. And the election authority, in turn, adopted its strongest measures yet
An important lesson drawn by India from the ongoing pandemic is that strict crime control and maintenance of law and order are needed to protect the nation from many of the newly emerging threats to internal stability and security. At least five such points
When Mukhtiar Ahmed heard that a new public transport system with air-conditioned buses was coming to the northwestern Pakistan city of Peshawar, he worried his customers would desert the beat-up people carrier he drove for a living.
When Boris Johnson lifted the remaining COVID-19 restrictions in England on 19 July, even the government’s chief optimist (himself) did not dare to dream that the number of new cases would fall so rapidly from a seven-day average of 45,462 then to
Salimullah, a Rohingya refugee, has been living in the Indian capital of New Delhi since 2013 when he fled violence in Myanmar. Stateless, and now homeless after a fire razed his camp, the 35-year-old lives in a tent with as many as 10 other people at a time. Before the pandemic,
Of all the untoward incidents that might have been anticipated at the Tokyo Olympics, a sequence straight out of the Cold War playbook would have been very far down the list. Yet that is the essence of what has happened. A Belarusian sprinter – 24-year-old Krystsina
As President Joe Biden moves toward another legislative victory — namely, the $550 billion infrastructure bill — it’s worth asking what its success says about American politics. Mostly it’s good news, whether or not you agree with the policies of the Biden administration.
Former President Donald Trump’s highly sought-after endorsement has not provided quite the boost some Republicans expected so far this year. Republican candidates backed by Trump are locked in crowded primary races against undeterred opponents.
Two decades ago, a Goldman Sachs executive coined the label BRICs to describe four big emerging nations: Brazil, Russia, India and China. Rapid growth and expansion of the ranks of the wealthy in these countries vindicated the faith of investors. Their leaders