In Israel, protests against Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's planned judicial reform have been going on for weeks. Cultural activists say Israel's democracy is in danger. Writer Etgar Keret explains why.
They were just some of several Oscar winners who made their way backstage at the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood to speak with reporters about the significance of their films and the future of the awards ceremony.
A major new investigation into election manipulation has exposed weaknesses in the security of internet platforms. The investigation claimed to expose a team of private contractors who sold disinformation services.
Lula and Biden showed a united front on safeguarding democracy, after far-right mobs attempted to overturn each of their election wins. They are also set to discuss Russia's invasion of Ukraine.
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In the United States, the electoral map is redrawn every 10 years in order to better reflect population changes. But often it's the party in charge in each state who oversees the remapping, giving them a chance to redraw districts to their advantage in future election outcomes. This practice is known as gerrymandering.
The death toll from the bombing of herders in central Nigeria has risen to 40. Also, we hear from some of those behind a top report on the state of African governance. It finds that Africa is less secure than it was a decade ago, with a marked deterioration in the rule of law, but there is progress in the empowering of women.
We look at how the press is covering the aftermath of the Brazil uprising. We also find out how the French press is treating today's upcoming pension plan announcement and how it's reacting to new hunting laws. The papers are also discussing why the chef of Noma, reputed to be the world's best restaurant, has decided to close its doors.
A new report highlights that not only violence but also structural and everyday racism remain major issues in German society. The nation's first antiracism commissioner called for an end to years of ignoring the problem.
Bangladesh's ruling Awami League has a firm grip on the country's politics, and experts say electoral reform is needed to break the one-party monopoly.
On the first anniversary of Sudan's military coup, the country remains stuck in a political stalemate. But, despite the increasingly difficult humanitarian situation, the population hasn't given up hope.
10 Sep 2022
It is Brazil's bicentennial. Four weeks before he stands for re-election, president Jair Bolsonaro opting for a decidedly martial tone to celebrate the 200th anniversary of a South American giant that hass experienced plenty of ups and downs in the 36 years since the generals made way for a return to democracy.