Hong Kong

Hong Kong finds flickers of hope in Ukraine's Winter on Fire

Oscar-nominated documentary on Ukraine's revolution captures attention of audience growing restless under Chinese rule.

Hong Kong finds flickers of hope in Ukraine's Winter on Fire

Europe

Will pro-democracy protests change anything in Russia?

Thousands of people are taking to the streets of Moscow this summer to demand fair elections, in defiance of police brutality and mass arrests.

Will pro-democracy protests change anything in Russia?

Czech Republic

Czech leader in the clear after fraud case withdrawn

Andrej Babis still has his work cut out for him to restore public confidence in his administration.

Fraud charges against Czech PM Andrej Babis dropped

Asia Pacific

Hong Kong arrests activists before major protest

Demosisto Party leaders Joshua Wong and Agnes Chow arrested just hours after the detention of pro-independence activist.

US Elections 2020

The Disunited States: How partisan politics is polarising the US

Unquestioning party allegiances and growing division between Democrats and Republicans may threaten American democracy.

Opinion

Imran Khan's first year in office: U-turns and oppression

In the first year of Khan's tenure Pakistan regressed in many ways, especially in terms of the economy and human rights.

Taha Siddiqui

by Taha Siddiqui

Taha Siddiqui

Malaysia

Malaysia parliament to debate move to lower voting age to 18

Proposals on registration and candidate ages also under consideration in reforms that will need constitutional changes.

Malaysia parliament to debate move to lower voting age to 18

People & Power

Hungary: Europe's Bad Boy

We investigate why Hungary, under its authoritarian leader Viktor Orban, has repeatedly clashed with the European Union.

Opinion

It's time for the African Union to put a stop to 'third-termism'

The AU needs to take action against the Guinean president's attempt to change the constitution and extend his rule.

Adem K Abebe

by Adem K Abebe

Adem K Abebe

Opinion

Change is coming to Russia, but very slowly

Putin is losing popularity, but why has the opposition failed to gain much ground?

Leonid Ragozin

by Leonid Ragozin

Leonid Ragozin

People & Power

Jordan's Angry Tribes

Why have Jordan's powerful tribes been putting pressure on King Abdullah and the country's ruling royal family?

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'