Dispatches

The US President may yet confound his critics

South Africa’s new leader has a near-impossible task ahead of him

Tirana, capital of Albania, has been transformed — a bustling, revitalised city, far from the repressive dictatorship of the past

Jacob Zuma’s hold on South African politics is weakening, throwing the ANC into crisis

Can the Libertarians break through America’s two-party system?

From inner-city Paris to la France profonde, immigration has changed everything

The problems faced by indigenous communities in Canada have no easy answers

In Sweden, the ongoing migrant crisis means borders are back

In the aftermath of the November 13 attacks, Paris hovers between defiance and disorientation

In rural Scotland there has been a surge in support for breaking up the estates