Issues / Democracy & Governance
For President Mahmoud Abbas, the vote was a last-ditch attempt to boost his increasingly diminished relevance.
The declared loser in the Ghana presidential election is not going gently into the electoral good night.
Sudan President Omar al-Bashir detains "elbow lickers" in "ghost houses."
The citizens of Sierra Leone turned out in droves to vote, but they have failed to benefit from booming oil exploration and the mining industry.
Tunisians protested against massive youth unemployment and low wages.
Just because the cliche that Afghanistan is the graveyard of empires is repeated ad nauseam doesn't mean it's not true.
Sonja Biserko, an early critic of Slobodan Milosevic, remains resolute in her critique of Serbian nationalism.
If the General Assembly approves Palestine's application for non-member status, Israel's isolation from the international community would only grow.
To begin with, the United States should drop the demand for regime change in Syria.
The UN needs to do more to promote the rule of law within its own ranks.