Sophie Elizabeth Black takes us through the recent ‘Meeting on the Protection of Minors in the Church’ Summit held by the Vatican and discusses whether or not it combined with Pope Francis’ more liberal rhetoric will be enough to help the Catholic Church out of its recent scandal.View More A Church in Crisis: Pope Francis and the Sex Abuse Scandal
The construction of 1,100 miles of railway track has been put on hold under the pretext of anti- corruption policies by second term Prime Minister…View More On a New Track: Malaysian Prime Minister Halts Construction of Chinese Backed Railway Projects
Speaking recently at a ceremony celebrating the 30thanniversary of the Chinese State Construction Engineering Corporation’s (CSCEC) presence in Botswana, the Botswanan Minister of Investment, Trade,…View More China in Africa – unforeseen consequences?
Gustavo Viegas takes us through the trial of Joaquín Guzmán and why a lifetime in prison for ‘El Chapo’ won’t be nearly enough to solve the drug cartel problem in Latin America.View More Narcos: El Chapo’s Trial and Drug Violence in Latin America
Zoe Spirgel takes us through why journalists in today’s day and age can often be seen as soldiers in a war against lies.View More 2018’s Most Dangerous Profession
When Peruvians went to the urns last year, corruption was visible on the campaign agenda of all leading candidates. President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski became President…View More Corruption in Peru: When Pandora’s Box is Opened
The £1,000 pounds-a-night Ritz-Carlton Riyadh has transformed into a luxury prison for those convicted of embezzlement as a part of Prince Mohammad bin Salman’s (MbS)…View More Saudi Arabia: Welcome to the Purge
Brazil, a country mired in political and economic turmoil, has an uncertain future. Michel Temer, formerly the vice president, is the current president. He ascended…View More Brazil: A Democracy in Crisis?
On 1 October, Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro criticised Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy for his attempts to suppress Catalonia’s independence vote. Whether Maduro’s comments were…View More Venezuela: The Death of a Democracy
Shouts of ‘fascists’ and ‘long live Belarus’ filled the streets of Minsk, Brest, Grodno, and other cities across Belarus during protests against Belarusian President Alexander…View More Belarus: Time to End the Dictatorship
It is uncertain how many people have been executed in North Korea since Kim Jong Un took power in 2011, but one South Korean think…View More What Kim Jong Nam’s death means for North Korea
Recep Tayyip Erdoğan has not hidden his aspirations. The powerful president of Turkey is willing to do everything possible to cement his position and eliminate…View More Erdoğan: At the Height of Popularity