Romania

Thousands march against corruption in Romania

Tens of thousands brave snow in Bucharest to protest laws that critics say would weaken judicial independence.

Thousands march against corruption in Romania

Europe

Romania: Tens of thousands protest against corruption

Demonstrators brave police and poor weather to protest against law that will make it more difficult to prosecute high-level officials.

Qatar

Latest: Qatar will host all the 2022 World Cup matches

An air, sea and land blockade imposed on Qatar by Saudi Arabia, the UAE, Bahrain and Egypt is now in its eighth month.

US & Canada

US government shutdown: Senate fails to reach immigration deal

Democrats are attempting to force an agreement on the DACA immigration programme by refusing to pass a temporary spending bill, but argue the far right is preventing political compromise.

The Far Right

Italy activists fight 'controlled form of neo-fascism'

Violent supporters of neo-fascist CasaPound accused of beatings and intimidation, as party rises in political sphere.

Anti-fascists vow to fight Mussolini-loving 'militants'

Inside Story

Who is to blame for the US government shutdown?

Congress cannot agree a funding deal for federal agencies after division over immigration so the government shuts down.

Opinion

The very American myth of 'exceptional immigrants'

It is time for more privileged immigrants in the US to stop seeing themselves as more deserving than others.

M Neelika Jayawardane

by M Neelika Jayawardane

M Neelika Jayawardane

United States

A divided US grows further apart after Trump's first year

A new poll published to mark one year since the inauguration shows the problem of a divided nation under Trump.

United States

Mike Pence in the Middle East on a three-day trip

The US vice president hopes to convince regional powers that Donald Trump is still an honest broker, but the Palestinian leaders have snubbed his visit.

United States

The US government has shut down. What happens next?

US federal government begins partial shutdown after Senate blocks short-term spending bill. What happens next?

What happens when the US government shuts down?

Opinion

What Liberian President-elect George Weah must do

Liberia's George Weah must commit to put people before profit.

Robtel Neajai Pailey

by Robtel Neajai Pailey
- Silas Kpanan'Ayoung Siakor

Robtel Neajai Pailey

Bulgaria

#SavePirin: Why are Bulgarians protesting?

Thousands have protested against a decision by the Bulgarian government to allow construction in a national park.

#SavePirin: Why are Bulgarians protesting?

Politics

US: International lobbying industry running scared

Lobbying firms in the United States are now worried about being caught on the wrong side of the law after Donald Trump's former campaign manager was indicted for failing to reveal lobbying for the Ukrainian government.

Europe

France-UK relations: Leaders meet to discuss security

British Prime Minister Theresa May and French President Emmanuel Macron have vowed to continue cooperating on a range of issues, after the UK leaves the European Union.