Dispatches

President Ramaphosa has won the election but his position is fragile: South Africa faces poverty, inequality and corruption almost entirely self-inflicted by the ruling ANC

Islamist terror attacks in Colombo revealed government incompetence

How to explain the success of Italy’s de facto leader

Despite prohibitions, alcohol is ingrained in the Middle East

Radical young Democrats such as Ilhan Omar are rising, while stars from the golden age of Democratic centrism are losing the big-ticket Millennial audience.

While India remains, formally at least, a secular republic, the last few years have seen that ideal become increasingly far from reality

“The first unusual characteristic was that Hof was a self-described pimp, the owner of several brothels in rural Nevada. The second was that, by the time election day came around, Hof was dead.”

“On one side is a government with a history of military overreach and ethnic cleansing. On the other is Chile’s poorest and most disenfranchised group rising up after centuries of mistreatment”

‘The last time we were in Kiev together, I was a toddler and my mother a young painter with dissident views’