When it comes to democracy, less may be more.
Fidel Castro's death has this Cuban artist declaring it's time for the island to reinvent itself.
Immigrants make up 13 percent of the population but only one percent of the current Congress. A few more are joining the ranks this year, though.
When Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan wanted to reach out to those who opposed the attempted coup last week, he didn't dial-in to a government-supported media outlet.
Hong Kong pro-democracy activists have found a powerful weapon for attacking leaders they claim are in Beijing's pocket.
He used to be friends with Samantha Power, the US ambassador to the United Nations. But now a former Burundian journalist is sanctioned by Washington for advocating violence.
Some onlookers think President Barack Obama's "charisma" might help nudge Ethiopia onto a more democratic path
According to author Micah Sifry, the promise of the Internet's early days hasn’t exactly been realized.
The pro-democracy activists who worked to end military rule in Burma are a complex cast of characters.
In 2012, Mohammed Morsi was the president of Egypt; in 2013, he was its deposed leader; today he's a convicted criminal, sentenced to 20 years of hard labor. And this verdict is only the first of several to be handed down against him as Muslim Brotherhood members are tried by the new government.