Pakistani elections: A large portion of Pakistani youth have more faith in Islamic law or military rule than in democracy, shows a survey released only weeks before historic [...]
Critics warn that the reforms are in place only so sanctions will be lifted, and they can be reversed at any moment. The constitution drafted by the military junta in 2008 is [...]
The new membership of the Politburo Standing Committee augurs poorly for the chance for reform. Politburo members known to favor reform were not appointed, and several of [...]
Elections in Sierra Leone proceeded in peace with high voter turnout. They are crucial for consolidating democracy and spurring sustainable economic growth, say experts.
Ye is a scholar after the CCP’s own heart, offering implicit justifications for the Party’s rule and conflating the interests of the Chinese regime with that of the [...]
On May 13 the well-known dissident Qin Yongmin married Ms. Wang Xifeng in front of 70 of their family and friends in Qin’s hometown of Wuhan.
America faces job losses at home and a high trade imbalance with China. China faces an impoverished population alongside a wealthy elite. Both nations will prosper by working [...]
Weeks after Mexico’s presidential elections, thousands of people have turned out to protest the declared winner, Enrique Peña Nieto, and the imminent return to power of the [...]
Australia and New Zealand have reinstated ties with Fiji after the small Pacific island nation said it would hold democratic elections.
“We are keen to see the country make a transition to democracy,” Mr Carr said. “We’ll make a decision on the lifting of the sanctions when it’s clear the commitment [...]