Sudan

Sudan protesters resume talks with military council

Negotiations restart despite protest leaders placing conditions on resumption of transition talks.

Sudan protesters resume talks with military council

Opinion

The death of the political cartoon

A pillar of journalism is being destroyed by oppressive governments, online mobs and profit-oriented media moguls.

Patrick Gathara

by Patrick Gathara

Patrick Gathara

Democracy

Will Albania abandon democracy?

Elections are set for June 30 but an escalating political crisis could derail the vote.

Will Albania abandon democracy?

Talk to Al Jazeera

Ilir Meta: Decision to cancel Albania polls 'cannot be contested'

Albania's president defends his position to cancel elections as parliament begins a process to remove him.

Ilir Meta: Decision to cancel Albania polls 'cannot be contested'

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PM Edi Rama: Albania is Europe's bleeding organ

Prime Minister Edi Rama discusses Albania's political crisis and why he thinks the country is not ready to join the EU.

AJ Impact

Nigeria celebrates its democracy but millions remain in poverty

Africa's biggest economy is vulnerable because of high unemployment and slow growth.

Nigeria celebrates its democracy but millions remain in poverty

Hong Kong protests

Clashes erupt between Hong Kong protesters and police

Water cannon, tear gas, and pepper spray fired as thousands of protesters surround Legislative Council building.

Turkey

EU says Turkey 'backsliding' on democracy, Ankara disagrees

EU Commission report finds Ankara moving 'further away' from European Union, but Turkey says it is 'a part of Europe'.

EU says Turkey 'backsliding' on democracy, Ankara disagrees

UpFront

Istanbul's election rerun: A blow to democracy in Turkey?

Senior AK Party member Harun Armagan and Mustafa Akyol debate whether an upcoming election rerun is democratic.

Istanbul's election rerun: A blow to democracy in Turkey?

UpFront

Did Ellen Johnson Sirleaf do enough for Liberia?

Africa's first female president discusses corruption, nepotism and her handling of war-crime prosecutions.

Did Ellen Johnson Sirleaf do enough for Liberia?

People & Power

India: Fake News and Agitprop

We investigate the threat posed to democracy in India by those who use fake news to advance extreme nationalism.

UpFront

Abdullah Abdullah: The Taliban is 'the obstacle'

Afghan chief executive says the Taliban is to blame for prolonging the war in his country.

Abdullah Abdullah: The Taliban is 'the obstacle'

India elections 2019

Don't back politics that divides: Indian scientists urge voters

Prominent scientists, artistes and intellectuals ask people to vote rationally as the country goes to polls on Thursday.

Don't back politics that divides: Indian scientists urge voters

UpFront

Brexit: Was the 2016 referendum on leaving the EU a mistake?

Femi Oluwole and Claire Fox debate Britain's shambolic attempt to leave the European Union.

Brexit: Was the 2016 referendum on leaving the EU a mistake?

The Listening Post

Between hope and fear: Press and politics in Ethiopia one year on

Has Abiy kept his promises? A look at the Ethiopian media, one year into the Abiy Ahmed era.