In a surprise, the African Union intervenes in Congo to ensure a transparent vote count. The bloc could not ignore a rigged election – or the demand of young Africans for accountable governance.
The Continent can learn from Poland’s reaction to the killing of a mayor and the many ways to counter a rise in hate speech.
A president’s success in tackling one major theft of public resources – illegal fishing – is a model for his campaign against corruption and for a global fight against fish poaching.
A legal opinion by the Justice Department reinstates a long-held interpretation of a 1961 law against gambling by electronic means. States moving toward online gaming should take note.
Participants listen to speakers outside City Hall during the Women's March in a -22 Celsius (8 Fahrenheit) wind chill snowstorm in Toronto, Ontario, Canada, Jan. 19.
France’s president, besieged by protests, initiates a national dialogue to gather ideas and form a new ‘contract.’ Has listening become key to political leadership?
Instead of reviling Germany’s leader for imposed austerity during a visit, Greece showed some gratitude. That has helped bilateral ties become based on trust and partnership.
With the EU splintering on its edges, the original founders plan to better integrate their two peoples as a model of friendship for the rest of Europe.
The region needs fresh attempts at curbing gang violence, as Brazil’s new leader is learning. The promise, as he says, is that ‘good will beat evil.’
Leaders in both countries face postelection challenges by citizens and institutions who rely on social norms to determine power.
Federal workers are the latest victims in a national debate that requires all those who suffer from failed immigration policies to see the mutual misery. Such empathy can lead to a solution.
The tech giant’s data about the Chinese market shows why Beijing must embrace honesty and transparency in its statistics.
Coverage of Nancy Pelosi’s election as House speaker was remarkable in not focusing on her age. Is this a sign of a shift against stereotypes on aging?
In a public debate, the leaders of China and Taiwan reveal what it takes to create a national identity rooted in shared ideals.
Senate passage of a bill defining lynching as a hate crime is long in coming. But if a new Congress in 2019 can finally address this brutal practice, it will at least highlight how moral progress is made.
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