The Newsmakers

Kazakhstan’s reforms?

Kazakhstan's President has been in power since 1991. And Nursultan Nazarbayev likely sees himself as somewhat of a popular leader. At the last election he won more than 97% of the vote. But with the country in the midst of an economic crisis, many see that result as a little unusual. Critics say Nazarbayev is becoming increasingly authoritarian, and accuse him of suppressing dissent, whether it’s the media or political opposition. But at the start of the year, he surprised many by promising reforms, including devolving some of his power to the parliament. So, has there been much progress?

Why did Nursultan Nazarbayev step down?

Why did Nursultan Nazarbayev step down?

Catalonia votes again, Cambodia’s ties with China and Kazakhstan’s reforms?

Catalonia votes again, Cambodia’s ties with China and Kazakhstan’s reforms?

Is China becoming an authoritarian regime?

Is China becoming an authoritarian regime?

Kazakhstan Politics: Tokayev sworn in as interim president

Kazakhstan Politics: Tokayev sworn in as interim president

Ecuador Protests

Ecuador Protests

Spain and Morocco’s Migrant Tragedy

Spain and Morocco’s Migrant Tragedy

Investigating An Insurrection

Investigating An Insurrection

Sudan’s Political Crisis

Sudan’s Political Crisis

Israel’s Coalition Collapse

Israel’s Coalition Collapse

Colombia’s Shift to the Left

Colombia’s Shift to the Left

The Extradition of Assange

The Extradition of Assange

Tunisia on Strike

Tunisia on Strike

Iraq’s Biggest Bloc Resigns

Iraq’s Biggest Bloc Resigns

Confronting the Climate Crisis

Confronting the Climate Crisis

Yemen Truce

Yemen Truce

Sri Lanka in Crisis

Sri Lanka in Crisis

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