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The Sept. 20 protests over global heating reflect a rise in youth-led activism and the particular perspectives of young people, starting with their innocence.
After apologizing often for official misdeeds of past governments, the prime minister faces voters over a racist-tinged misdeed and their judgment on his contrition.
A new world body set up to track preparedness for pandemics finds a key missing piece is trust in basic institutions. One cure: more community engagement.
A new president with an anti-corruption mandate starts to set up an international investigative body that might help curb violence and reduce emigration.
At least one world leader, Abiy Ahmed of Ethiopia, sees the virtue of asking for patience to solve such problems as ethnic violence.
Civic unity keeps rising in two Arab democracies, Iraq and Tunisia, that only recently were riven by religious divides. Just look at Tunisia’s presidential election with 26 candidates.
A report from a prestigious group looks at ways that adaptation to global warming can counter hopelessness about slow progress in preventing warming.
Two of Europe’s most powerful executive bodies are slated to be run by women, a result of a more inclusive view of every person’s capabilities.
The latest U.S. campaign on teen use of e-cigarettes is an example of global efforts to safeguard the innocence of children.
President Trump’s scuttled talks with the militant group can now lead to a focus on an election that will further show the source of power in Afghanistan.
In a surprising grassroots unity, much of Africa decried the violence against immigrants in South Africa. This unity may reflect a continent finding shared values and purpose.
After a few former guerrillas declared a return to armed conflict, the response showed the depth of the desire to save a 2016 peace pact.
Beijing’s claim that the West was behind the territory’s protests was shattered by Hong Kong’s leader, who now admits the people’s grievances.
An agreement “in principle” between the U.S. and Taliban must be only the first step toward building a viable peace among Afghans.
In suspending Parliament, a prime minister plays hardball while Brexit’s opponents play for time after losing a referendum. Both need a change of course to save their democracy.
Like the protesters in Hong Kong, the Philippines demands that Beijing obey the law in the South China Sea.
An unlikely group of nations has helped launch Sudan on a path toward democracy, breaking a prevalent pessimism about the Middle East and North Africa.
In the feud between Brazil and France over the future of the Amazon, one solution lies in defining sovereignty down to those living in the rainforest.
Gatherings of global leaders, such as the G-7 or central bankers, show a desire to reverse declining trust in government and other institutions.
Candidates who interrupt each other in debates may be on the losing end of citizen campaigns to restore civility in politics.
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