With the recent passing of a law allowing Japan's 83-year-old monarch to resign from the throne, discussion of ending male-only succession is at the forefront of thought.
Prime Minister Theresa May's call for a snap election was a gamble that backfired entirely, leaving in its wake shaky British leadership and an even more complex conversation about Brexit.
Martina Droste’s theater project in Frankfurt features both local youths and young refugees. The wide-ranging themes they present have encouraged tens of thousands of theatergoers to think about the issues in new ways.
Markets around the world expanded and contracted in response to political events – announcements, elections, trials, and dissolving international relations – but remained surprisingly stable.
Fired-up journalists displaying 'Freedom of the Press' armbands rally in the rain in opposition of a telecommunications law, possibly foreshadowing a larger public awareness movement.
An attack Wednesday on Iran's parliament and the tomb of its revolutionary leader, Ayatollah Ruhollah, killed 17 people and injured more than 40. Many across the country have suspicions Saudi Arabia had a hand in the siege.
President Trump says it's time to rebuild America, but his costly infrastructure plan and other political conflicts are distracting attention from his agenda.
South Korean President Moon Jae-in refuses to compromise with North Korea on national security. North Korea's actions, he warns, are only exacerbating the state's economic and international challenges.
Kuwait’s emir is engaging Qatar’s emir in a series of talks intended to mediate a resolution to the disagreement that resulted in strict embargos on Qatar.
Innovative activists across Europe and the US are launching experiments to involve people more actively in political life, though with some mixed results.
British voters head to the polls Thursday to decide between the Conservative and Labour parties. But in light of recent terrorist attacks, this election has become more about the country's safety, and less about Brexit.
Romania faces a turning point: How will an eastern European state, traditionally influenced by the Catholic Orthodox Church, rule on the issue of gay rights?
Access to clean water is a growing global issue. The UN considers preventive diplomacy to ensure clean water doesn't become a source for global conflict, too.
In response to the greatest unrest in the Gulf region in decades, Turkey is fulfilling its two-year-old promise to reaffirm its military presence in Qatar.
Journalists take a stand with planned marches as two journalists face defamation trial.
Emerging profiles reveal more information about the attackers – two of whom were previously known by British authorities.
Many service members have had to surrender their beloved pets to shelters. Buzz Miller created a foster-care alternative.