As sea levels rise and storms become fiercer, container shipping could be in for major disruptions.
The benefits of their personal relationship are clear for the Turkish president. But the U.S. president has his reasons, too.
Spain used to be seen as Europe’s exception due to its lack of an ultranationalist xenophobic party. Now the upstart Vox holds more than 50 seats in the parliament.
In the name of fighting illegal immigration, the European Union, the United States, and Australia are emboldening dictators, fueling abuses and corruption, and stoking the politics of intolerance at home.
It’s not the disease that’s worrisome—it’s the Chinese government’s response to it.
Seoul may be trying to preserve its fading diplomatic outreach to Pyongyang.
The move is part of the administration’s campaign to get U.S. allies to pay more for defense. South Korea is also being asked to pony up.
With ongoing protests making other investors nervous, Moscow is charging ahead.
Republicans are defending him amid his impeachment inquiry by saying he gave more military aid than his predecessor, but it came only after the reluctant president was convinced it would be good for U.S. business.
Here’s why they want to replace the dictatorship-era document.
More and more protesters say the general-turned-president has broken too many promises and must go.
Ethiopia’s continued efforts to dam the Nile could end in war with Egypt. Here’s how to stop that from happening.
Autocrats are handing their citizens’ data to Beijing under so-called smart city programs.
The former U.S. ambassador to Ukraine testifies again as Democrats appear to narrow their focus in the impeachment investigation.
Recent reports reveal a pattern of political retaliation, some without consequences, in Trump’s State Department.
The killing of an indigenous forest guardian is only the latest incident in a pattern of impunity with consequences far beyond Brazil’s borders.
The legendary Polish union leader who helped end the Cold War says the United States and other nations have not done enough to create a new global system of democratic values.
The U.S. foreign-policy establishment is responsible for countless woes—but the impeachment proceedings prove parts of it are better than others.
With a deadline for restarting nuclear talks looming, North Korea ups the ante on the United States.
Testimony from U.S. diplomats pushes both Democrats and Republicans back into their corners.
Far from drowning in graft, the country’s record is getting better and better.
As violence between police and student activists spirals in Hong Kong, this round of unrest could last for days.
After withdrawing from the INF Treaty, U.S. officials have been worrying about Beijing, but as Washington starts to deploy previously banned missiles in the Pacific, the real risk will come from Pyongyang.
The Spanish Supreme Court isn’t trying to make an example of Catalan secessionist leaders by handing down tough sentences. It is merely upholding the country’s constitution.
Turkey’s recalcitrant president won a White House platform to spout his views. The U.S. president got little in return.
Despite partisan bickering over the first public impeachment hearing into Trump’s behavior, foreign service officers lauded the performance of two of their own, William Taylor and George Kent.
Riven by ideological divisions and facing a lack of adequate regional mechanisms, neighboring countries cannot even agree on whether Evo Morales’s ouster constitutes a coup.
A popular theory around Evo Morales’s removal is completely mistaken.
Evo Morales’s successor faces an unenviable set of challenges to stabilize the country.
The Japanese economy has been living in a fantasy world for decades, and the U.S. economy could soon be joining it there.
A police raid against student activists on university grounds marks a new phase in the city’s ongoing unrest.
But the president’s recent funding cuts to civil society organizations threaten to imperil their progress.
And the United States should be worried.
The Turkish president arrives in Washington amid widespread criticism over his campaign in northern Syria.
Key witnesses will begin testifying before Congress in public for the first time this week. And for both sides, credibility is on the line.
Despite mounting economic woes, the prime minister is scoring points by ticking off items on his pro-Hindu social agenda.
Ahead of Erdogan’s visit to Washington, insiders are pessimistic that the Geneva talks will lead to a political solution for Syria.
The sale of British Steel is a dangerous foothold for Chinese Communist Party power in the U.K.
The debacle over Syria shows that neither party understands the country’s real goals in the Middle East—or what it would take to achieve them.
New evidence from the Yom Kippur War shows how such knots can lead to nuclear annihilation.
Lebanese protesters are reappropriating roadblocks—long a mark of civil war-era division—as a symbol of unity.
Details on another phone call between Trump and Zelensky would come as the public phase of the impeachment inquiry begins.
The city’s old public aart showed a United States to be feared. The new ones depict a country that is weaker, more laughable, and riddled with its own problems.
Police brutality has pushed protesters to extremes.
With killings, beatings, and disappearances, the Iraqi government is growing more authoritarian in response to the protests.
Alexander Gabyshev vowed to drive the “demon Putin” out of Russia through an exorcism. Here’s why Moscow took the threat seriously.
The ousted leader is calling it a “coup,” but he entered dangerous legal territory in pushing for an unprecedented fourth term.
Another delay won’t help achieve lasting peace. What the world’s youngest country needs is an exit strategy for its old-guard leaders.
Those displaced in northeastern Syria have called the operation a form of ethnic cleansing.
Defense Secretary Mark Esper is quiet, deferential—and on his way to becoming the Trump administration’s most influential player.