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Egypt's government is happily letting exiled billionaires and convicted Mubarak cronies buy their way back home.
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Why Ukraine's brutal riot police are one of the biggest obstacles on the path to reform.
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China’s Communist Party got almost 2 million citizen complaints last year -- yet doesn’t seem to mind.
How the technocrat economist Prime Minister Manmohan Singh left India's economy in tatters.
A Chinese professor bet that officials would disclose their assets -- then lost.
In 2013, Venezuela's Bolivarian Revolution survived the death of Hugo Chávez. Now his successor, President Nicolás Maduro, confronts his toughest challenge yet: an economy on the brink. The latest in our series of Lab Reports on Venezuela.
At the center of Turkey's corruption scandal is a "gas for gold" scheme that the Obama administration dragged its feet on stopping.
As a security vacuum continues to plague Egypt, the country's beleaguered Christian community fears a rash of kidnappings will only worsen during the holiday season.
Why a power struggle over Turkey's deep state could bring down the government.
After decades of corruption and conflict, the Democratic Republic of Congo edges toward statehood.
How a decades-old fake coup attempt is taking its toll on Tunisia.