Secret recordings of politicians have cast a negative light on the government and opposition parties amid worsening political turmoil in the South Asian country. Who is the ultimate beneficiary of these audio leaks?
16 Jul 2022
Japan has among the strictest laws on guns anywhere in the world, yet a former member of the military was still able to make a rudimentary weapon and get close enough to former Prime Minister Shinzo Abe to kill him.
18 May 2022
In a UN Security Council briefing, Jeanine Hennis-Plasschaert said the streets in Iraq could "boil over" if political leaders were unable to end a political stalemate that has gripped the country for over seven months.
9 Feb 2022
Fabien Truong is a sociologist, author, and associate professor at the University of Paris. A former schoolteacher, he spent a decade following the lives of around 20 of his students, charting their progress from the time they took their end-of-school exams to when they finished their higher education. Those 10 years took in the riots that rocked France back in 2005 to the terror attacks of January 2015. He gives us his take on the French presidential election campaign, as seen from the suburbs.
20 Oct 2021
The killing of British MP David Amess during a constituency meeting has caused international dismay and drawn attention to a dangerous trend: Politicians worldwide are in increasing danger of their lives.
16 Oct 2021
Politicians and rights activists are reacting to film footage showing migrants being violently forced back into Bosnia from EU member Croatia. But no one is taking responsibility.
22 Aug 2021
Just weeks before a general election, German politicians are worried that large numbers of Afghan refugees might make their way to Europe. The wave of mostly Syrian refugees who came in 2015 still haunts German politics.
21 Jul 2021
These Ghanaian youth are rejecting bags of food sent to them by a politician. In the video that has now gone viral, the angry youth could be heard demanding for jobs and not food items.
29 Jun 2021
On the eve of the highly anticipated clash between England and Germany, several lawmakers have spoken out in criticism of both the UK government and UEFA over the number of fans allowed to attend Euro 2020 matches.
26 Jun 2021
Lebanese political parties have failed to form a new government for the past nine months, deepening the economic and financial turmoil in the country.
14 May 2021
A new generation of female politicians in Kosovo are pushing hard for equality in a country where few women own property yet alone work outside of their homes. Also an UN report reveals millions of women across dozens of developing nations are denied control over their own bodies such as the right to use contraception or seeking health care. Annette Young talks to Marie Ba from the Ouagadougou Partnership which promotes family planning in nine Francophone countries in West Africa.
1 May 2021
Environmental champion Greta Thunberg assails powerful politicians for "ignoring" climate change, as she demands an end to fossil fuel subsidies and implored the current generation of leaders to take the crisis more seriously. "How long do you honestly believe people in power like you will get away with it?" the Swedish activist said via videolink in a biting rebuke to a US House panel.