The Republican candidate didn't get the poll bounce he needed from his party's convention.
South Africa is riddled with corruption and clientelism but it is not a dictatorship.
What is the impeccable logic of the liberal way to run the world? “Improve” your form, the west tells the peoples of the world, or we’ll kill you.
Michelle Obama on what she's learned from her husband's presidency.
"It's Barack. We need you"
"You lazy bitches is fucking up the economy"
The current threat to western power is not from the Muslim Brotherhood but from ongoing revolutionary dynamics in Egypt.
According to Tutu, Blair has forfeited his right to pose as an exemplar of leadership.
There is a perverse logic behind the Syrian regime’s measures.
For now, Egypt’s financial stability depends on keeping the US and Saudi Arabia happy.
Supreme irony that the ANC should deploy the very laws that sent their comrades to the gallows.
The company has blocked "Drones+" from its app store.
The man with no name interviews the guest with no body.
Recess has allowed a few key figures the chance to attend the US conventions.
The atmosphere between Washington and Beijing has soured, with mutual recriminations rising over the South China Sea, trade and human rights.
You are better off believing in the tooth fairy than the Republican pair's economic strategy.
A population that lives in fear of state violence, and a 99 per cent election tally that could have come from the Soviet era - welcome to Putin's Russia.
In August 2011, Syrian government thugs came for Ali Ferzat, the cartoonist who had dared to oppose Bashar al-Assad. They broke his hands and left him for dead - but he wasn't going to go quietly.
The Archbishop withdraws from event, citing Blair's support for the war in Iraq as "morally indefensible".
Watching from outside Ecuador’s embassy in London on 19 August, I found it hard not to admire Julian Assange. Or at least his determination.
The British government’s threat to invade the Ecuadorean embassy in London and seize Julian Assange is of historic significance.
The nosedive in Lonmin’s share value over the last week is proof that the environmental, social and human rights activities of companies are linked to their financial value.
Quote of the day.
From a tragedy to a bloody farce.
There are indications that people are ready to kick back against Putin.
The trial of Pussy Riot is encouraging Russians to talk openly about corruption. But how is their message being received in a country where feminism is still a dirty word?
The dignity of gender equality could have a hard time penetrating the written constitution.