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As Trump enters the fray, it's hard to see where progress can be made on a number of urgent problems.
Merkel's long tenure in power is more a testament to her political skill than any inherent stability in Germany.
Zapad 2017 officially gets underway on Thursday. Here's your primer on the Russian-led military exercise.
Obama brought Burma out of the cold. Is it time to isolate the regime again?
Europe's elections have shown parliamentary democracies can face down the far-right, while two-party systems might not.
American journalist Suzy Hansen learned some profound lessons by moving abroad and looking back from afar.
By any measure, the humanitarian crisis in Yemen is a global catastrophe.
Trump clings to the emotive allure of nativism even when most Americans do not.
Once a moral icon, Burma's leader is standing by as an alleged ethnic cleansing takes place.
Municipal authorities are coordinating on a global scale to tackle climate change and other issues.