With formal Brexit negotiations talks scheduled to begin June 19, British Prime Minister Theresa May is hoping to form an alliance with a Northern Ireland's Democratic Unionist Party to secure a majority in Parliament.
Responses to the thousands of Haitians arriving in Tijuana – and staying, after a US policy change – have brought out hospitality: one of many such examples amid a global migrant crisis. But they also illustrate a second phenomenon: how communities perceive certain groups to be more 'worthy' of help and attention.
ISIS's ambition for an Islamic caliphate has suffered significant setbacks in Iraq and Syria, but analysts warn that a spate of attacks, from Britain to Iran to the Philippines, shows the jihadist group is hardly defeated.
Thousands of anti-government activists took to the streets across Russia on Monday, leading to a police crackdown and the arrest of opposition leader Alexei Navalny.
While an opposition party works to boycott the demand for statehood, a record low in voter participation leaves many to question the legitimacy of the referendum.
Incarceration of women is growing worldwide. One woman highlights prison conditions in Thailand – and crusades to change them.
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.