Corruption runs rampant in most countries, and that has big impacts on things like health care.
In major countries, the new U.S. president starts with favorable approval ratings from day one—with the notable exception of Russia.
If Turkey intervenes in Nagorno-Karabakh, it would only be the latest entry in Ankara’s growing list of military adventures.
A look at how protests, political violence, and conflict have played out during the pandemic.
Experts have long said extensive testing is the key to mitigating the pandemic. But an analysis of testing data shows low-income countries have few resources.
Countries begin to reschedule elections after many were postponed due to the coronavirus.
COVID-19 has strained medical systems worldwide, but some countries already lacked capacity long before the pandemic struck.
Many island nations rely on foreign tourists, but the world’s major economies will also see drastic declines in spending as the coronavirus shuts down travel.
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A shale oil boom has created slack in the global supply chain.
Trump’s claim that he would target Iranian cultural sites marks a sharp contrast with a decades-old U.S. initiative that helped protect historical landmarks around the world.
The world is not doing nearly enough to fight climate change, but politicians are finally starting to pay attention.
The Conservative Party leader’s hold over his Uxbridge and South Ruislip seat represents the narrowest constituency majority for any prime minister in more than five decades.