beyond the headlines.

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Regional actors are hoping President Kiir and former Vice President Machar can commit to peace.

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Despite scandals and low approval ratings, Abe government was re-elected with a two-thirds majority.

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Madrid will eventually have to offer Catalans further autonomy to deter independence activists.

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By silencing the opposition, Prime Minister Hun Sen faces little opposition at next year’s election.

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The Rwandan President Pan-African leadership could be a driving force for African unity.

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Disillusionment with mainstream political parties is driving Brazilians to extremist options.

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Xi is hastening military reforms by ousting officers who may oppose his joint force vision.

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This week’s high-profile gathering will be the greatest test yet of President Xi Jinping’s leadership.

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In trying to escape Australia’s neocolonial attitudes, Pacific nations may become indebted to China.

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The war of words between Kim Jong-un and President Trump does not have to end in nuclear conflict.