This past September, Yoshihide Suga became the 64th Japanese Prime Minister, following the resignation of Shinzo Abe, who left the position in August due to an illness. The Japanese have the oldest monarchy in the world, with the line of ...

By: Rhondaya Fishburne and Bennett Rine The past year was a game changer for Hollywood. The COVID-19 pandemic forced theaters to close, drastically affecting profits from ticket sales, and many distributors decided to either delay their release of films or ...

In a promising effort to promote press freedom in the United States, Rep. Adam Schiff (D-CA) filed legislation in the U.S. House of Representatives in early February that would bar foreign aid to governments that egregiously violate freedom of the ...

On Tuesday morning, popular Russian opposition figure Alexei Navalny was sentenced to two years and eight months in prison. Navalny was seen laughing as the verdict was announced, which culminated a months-long ordeal that has recently erupted in nationwide protests ...

As Americans watched in anticipation of their 2020 presidential election results, Myanmar held its own national election on Sunday, November 8. This is Myanmar’s second election since the military relinquished control in 2011, and this referendum solidified the power of ...

Since August, a movement created by students and youth has been calling for political reform in Thailand. The revolutionary movement’s aim is to transform the political system into a democracy, where the monarchy is accountable to the country’s elected institutions, ...

In early September, multiple Chinese-national professors researching Australian Studies were stripped of their Australian visas on the grounds of security issues. The incident comes on the heels of reports that the Australian Security Intelligence Organisation (ASIO) raided the residences of ...

Big data and psychological operations have played a big role in people’s lives, likely without their knowledge. Personal data is being used in ways that allow people to be surrounded by misinformation, thus influencing their beliefs. Social media is flooded ...

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 ...

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 ...