January 29, 2019Nigeria
Oby Ezekwesili announced she is stepping down as the presidential candidate of the Allied Congress Party of Nigeria. The elections are scheduled for February 16. She said her goal now is to build a coalition that would provide an alternative to the All Nigeria Progressives Congress (APC), the party of incumbent President Muhammadu Buhari, and the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), whose presidential candidate is former Vice President Atiku Abubakar.
June 24, 2019Turkey
After his party suffered a humiliating loss in Istanbul, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan is down but far from out.
June 24, 2019Japan
World leaders are gearing up for the annual summit of the G20 in Osaka, Japan, where they will turn their attention to a host of issues, not least the U.S.-China trade relationship.
June 21, 2019Iran
As tensions between the United States and Iran increase, questions of conflict prevention and response loom large.
June 20, 2019Sudan
Gulf powers have lined up behind Sudan’s ruling military council. Where Sudan goes from here could depend on whether other powers play a countervailing role.