Protesters in Hong Kong have shown that demonstrations about government policies can erupt anywhere, from outlying suburbs and shopping malls to government offices and one of the busiest airport terminals in the world. In Singapore, protests are restricted to a park the size of a softball field benignly called Speakers’ Corner. On most days,
It’s beginning to feel like 1980s news tape showing America’s despotic enemies running amok. In Russia, a mysterious fatal explosion a few days ago in one of the country’s 10 secret cities where nuclear research takes place has caused an uptick in radiation and raised alarm around the world. It also raises memories
Algerian President Abdelaziz Bouteflika’s decision to resign before his mandate ends on April 28 is a step in the right direction. A peaceful and democratic transition that addresses the genuine concerns of the Algerian people will be the best way forward.
For roughly 25 years, the movement against abortion has been predominantly incrementalist. Its focus has been on restricting abortion in relatively modest ways rather than on amending the Constitution to prohibit it altogether.
The signing of a hard-won constitutional declaration on Sunday by Sudan’s ruling generals and protest leaders is a hugely significant and positive development that will pave the way for a peaceful transition to civilian rule after several months of demonstrations and violence.
This should have been a boring summer in Moscow as far as politics were concerned. Moscow city council, with elections scheduled for 8 September, is not an especially important or influential body.
Dozens of unidentified men charged onto a road where protesters had been walking and attacked them with long wooden poles on Monday night.
Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan said on Tuesday the country was considering an approach to the United Nations Security Council after India stripped its portion of contested Kashmir of special status.
Thousands of Russian opposition protesters were expected to try and rally again in Moscow on Saturday to demand free elections despite a sweeping police crackdown and ban on the event.