Azaera Amza is a producer at TRT World.
US President Donald Trump’s administration has both limited women’s rights over their bodies and galvanised an almost intersectional political movement, one that has motivated women to run for office and vote.
The Indian Ocean’s vanilla island is set for its presidential election on November 7, with 36 candidates on the ballot. Two could advance to a possible run-off on December 19.
Private military contractors offering armies for hire emerged as a powerful stakeholder in the business of war. Governments can outsource compartmentalised jobs to mercenaries or private security contractors, without much international oversight.
In one year, over 700,000 Rohingya Muslims have fled their homes in Myanmar’s Rakhine state, but the weight of the international response to their persecution has been dubious.
President-elect Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador has pledged to decrease violence when he comes into office but the factors compounding the volatility in Mexico may make it a hard task to shoulder.
The head of South Africa’s rising EFF party and fierce proponent of socialism, Julius Malema is determined to not let his party be just another Mickey Mouse operation.
It has been 3,000 years since the caste system established Hinduism hierarchy in India and 68 years since it was outlawed. Yet, Dalit women face an increasing amount of sexual violence on a daily basis.
A recent wave of violence has sent the tropical nation into a tailspin as Sri Lanka continues to struggle with post-war reconciliation.
The Maldives, an Indian Ocean archipelago, is in political turmoil after President Abdulla Yameen imposed a state of emergency and arrested top judges in what the UN has called an “all-out assault on democracy.”
EU negotiator, Michel Barnier stressed that Britain would have no decision-making power in the EU during the transition, which the bloc wants to run from March 29, 2019, when Britain leaves, until the end of 2020.
A recent pledge by the Ethiopian government to close the Maekelawi detention centre, infamous for its torture tactics, means little to its former inmates.
Multiple blasts targeted a Shia cultural centre. The assault was the latest attack on the home of Afghanistan's government, which is fighting Daesh and a resurgent Taliban.
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