Health systems in Africa are ill-equipped to deal with Ebola. And that's partly the fault of IMF policies.
The region is under constant shelling. Its borders change daily. It's not even clear what powers this new government will have. But darn it, the Donetsk People’s Republic is holding an election on Sunday.
The Bahraini government has been working overtime to crush pro-democracy activists. But what about followers of the Islamic State?
A successful parliamentary election opens a window of hope for an embattled country.
Why democracy is worth fighting for -- now more than ever.
Beijing has franchised control to a tiny group of super-rich capitalists.
The heated presidential race between Rousseff and Neves conceals the most important fact: There's not much daylight between the candidates.
After thousands of pro-democracy protesters clash with police, compromise in Hong Kong looks increasingly unlikely.
A conversation with Giorgi Margvelashvili.
Is the international community about to censure Hungary for giving up on its young democratic institutions?
How one of Southeast Asia's most corrupt countries gave power over funding to its poorest citizens.
France’s enfant terrible ex-president is back and basking in the limelight.
Pro-democracy protests enter a nasty new phase following a violent pre-dawn police raid.
Hong Kong's pro-democracy activists aren't radicals or revolutionaries. But that's what Beijing wants you to believe.
Pro-democracy demonstrators are fortifying barricades with wood, bamboo, even cement.
The policies that helped Brazil to healthy growth over the past decade have lost momentum. The next president will need bold new ideas that look beyond the short term. Third in our series of Lab Reports on Brazil.
The city government's wait-and-switch may only galvanize protesters, experts say.
The improbable tale of how the Houthis seized control of Yemen's revolution.
China and Britain made a pact that's still undermining governance in the former colony.
Stirring, profane, always authentic: Hong Kong's pro-democracy protests have developed a rich musical culture.
It's spontaneous and participatory -- and the state can't control it.
What Hong Kong's Occupy Central can learn from the Tahrir Square uprising.
Singapore watches its twin city from afar, and considers its own future.
Over a century's worth of data shows that the Umbrella Revolution needs business, satire, and a whole lot of patience.
Leon Panetta's new book is yanking Hillary Clinton into a debate she doesn't want to have: whether Obama lost Iraq.
Hong Kong’s pro-democracy protest isn’t only about freedom. It’s also about identity.
Brazilians want change. But they'll only get it if their new president can combine the urge to reform with the will to govern. The second in our series of Lab Reports on Brazil.
Robust reform can seem impossible for governments mired in corruption. But the solution is pretty simple: Focus on policies, not politics.