For many years, Mozambique was seen as a “jewel” in southern Africa, prized for its abundance of natural resources, successful peace dividends, and relative economic development. However, this narrative began to shift in 2017 with the emergence of an Islamist ...

While several countries around the world have been forced to shut down yet again due to resurging COVID-19 cases, others are faring well and slowly beginning to open up. Desperate to salvage their economies, previously shut-down by internally-imposed lockdowns, certain ...

The resurgence of COVID-19 cases in South Korea has not only posed huge health challenges but also revealed deep political divides within the country.  Once citing fewer than 10 COVID-19 cases a day, cases have risen to triple digits since ...

Reporters Without Borders (RSF) labeled 2020 as, “a decisive decade for journalism, exacerbated by coronavirus.” With democratic backsliding, civil unrest and economic turmoil taking place amid the COVID-19 pandemic, which is devastating countries throughout the world, journalism and journalists have ...

With the ongoing 2020 presidential election, it’s worth noting which political issues are prioritized among current candidates. This year, climate change has received increased awareness among voters and an increased pressure to respond to voter concerns from the current U.S. ...

Despite receiving little public attention, the tiny island of Sri Lanka has been plagued by ethnic turmoil and tumultuous politics over the last several decades. The country had just begun to rebuild itself after exiting a 26-year long ethnic conflict ...

An influencer sits in front of a table. Beside her are dozens of baby back ribs, a whole rack of lamb and a large bowl of noodles. In front of her is a large plate of shrimp, and surprise: another ...

While the U.S. presidential election will determine the face of American foreign policy, much of the United States’ approach to global affairs will be decided by the legislation and appointments made by the U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee (SFRC). The ...

U.S.-China tensions have long been simmering since the trade war started in 2018, with the two countries clashing over technology, trade and more. Prior to this year, members of the media were largely left out of this dispute. However, things ...

For Belarus’ LGBTQ population, violence is not unfamiliar, and the recent protests calling for an end to President Alexander Lukashenko’s rule are only a step toward fundamental rights and protection for minority groups. Since the disputed August 9 election, a ...