Bolivia’s Morales Steps Down Under Pressure
Leftist leaders in the region have decried the series of events following the disputed presidential election as a coup.
Michael Bloomberg Prepares to Shake Up the 2020 Presidential Race
His curveball candidacy could enliven the fight for the center.
Why Iraq’s Protesters Are Still in the Streets
Despite a promise of early elections, the government in Baghdad has yet to address demonstrators’ demands.
After Sondland Bombshell, Pompeo Heads to Germany
As career diplomats testify in the U.S. impeachment inquiry, the Secretary of State faces looming political fallout.
Who Will Save the Paris Agreement?
With the United States withdrawing from the climate pact, other big carbon emitters may have to step up their emission pledges.
China Warns Hong Kong After Weekend of Violence
After violent unrest, Beijing calls on authorities to take a “tougher line” against pro-democracy protesters.
Bolivia’s Democracy Faces a Test
An audit of the contested elections results is underway amid protests, with President Evo Morales confident he has nothing to lose.
Canceled Climate Summit Could Inflame Chile’s Protests
President Sebastián Piñera’s decision to back out of hosting the U.N. COP25 summit may aggravate tensions with protesters in Santiago.
What Does Hariri’s Resignation Mean for Lebanon?
After two weeks of unprecedented protests, Lebanese activists have made clear that they have lost trust in the political system.
U.N. Syria Envoy Prepares for Talks in Geneva
The first meeting between the Syrian government and the opposition in years comes after a dramatic shift on the ground.
What Remains of the Islamic State?
After ISIS leader Baghdadi’s death, the terrorist group still poses a threat in Syria and Iraq.
Argentina Braces for Election—and Markets React
The Peronists are predicted to take the presidency, inheriting an economic crisis.
Around the World, Protesters Take to the Streets
Mass protests flare from Chile to Lebanon, Russia deploys on the Syrian-Turkish border, and British police investigate the deaths of 39 migrants.
Will Boris Johnson Seek an Election?
EU leaders consider a Brexit delay after another day of Parliamentary drama.
Turkey’s Cease-Fire Set to Expire
Turkey and Russia’s leaders meet today as the clock winds down in northern Syria.
Can Justin Trudeau Win Again in Canada?
Voters head to the polls in an election characterized by unusual divisiveness.
Turkey’s Incursion in Syria Is Driving a Humanitarian Crisis
Even as Erdogan agrees to a temporary cease-fire, aid agencies have suspended operations.
Pence and Pompeo Meet Erdogan
The negotiations over Turkey’s incursion into Syria could be undermined by Trump’s recent comments.
Is Boris Johnson About to Get a Brexit Deal?
Britain is close to reaching a last-minute agreement with the European Union, but doubts remain.