A selection of the most powerful remixed images coming from the island city.
The iconoclastic anthropologist is taking over Afghanistan’s presidency with high hopes and big ideas.
The referendum may have failed, but tens of thousands of people have signed up with pro-yes parties in the week since the vote.
Too often reformers treat progress toward democracy as if it were a matter of all or nothing. Here's a plea for the messy approach.
Afraid for his hold on power, Putin is cracking down on Internet freedom with a flurry of new laws.
Egypt's government is preparing to domesticate the country's informal economy. But not everyone is convinced that's a good idea.
As Turkey's ruling party consolidates its power, the space for free expression narrows. The third in our series of Lab Reports on Turkey.
Russia's opposition got crushed in last weekend's local elections. But that didn't exactly come as a surprise.
So far Tunisia's revolution has managed to bridge the gap between secularists and Islamists. But can that precarious accord make it through election season?
Why Marina Silva’s message resonates from the Amazon to the Middle East to the White House.
With a growing economy and a freshly-signed peace agreement, Mozambique's future looks bright. But it needs to act now to avoid the perils of the resource curse.
It's time for a dose of realism when we think about how to build new democracies.
I was one of Ashraf Ghani’s chief campaign strategists, and no, we did not steal the Afghan election. We won it fair and square -- with Facebook, road rallies, and people power.
Self-determination doesn't necessarily mean freedom. Can an independent Scotland achieve both?
The injustice of watching from England as the Scots destroy the United Kingdom.
Cambodia's prime minister made a promise to tackle the country's most nagging social problem. Now his compatriots are taking him at his word.
Ukraine's new rulers hope to clean up a country that is among the most corrupt in the world. But they don't have a chance if the Western banks keep accepting money stolen from Ukraine.
With the independence referendum looming, public opinion is shocking the political establishment by shifting in favor of a break from the United Kingdom. Should Europe prepare the welcome mat for a brand-new country?
The arrest of Bahraini human rights activist Maryam al-Khawaja marks a new low point for the country’s autocracy.
After years of pursuing peace and stability, Kenya's political factions are returning to bare-knuckle politics.
Moldova could be the Kremlin's next target. But Europe isn't ready to come to the rescue.
One of China's best-known dissidents writes about life as a prisoner of conscience in Beijing.
A few thoughts on saving the Munchkins, defeating tyranny, and the politics of America's favorite fairytale.