Stories about International Relations from April, 2017
Though shadowed by a sense of national shame, for a few days Romania was an inspirational place, as people took to the streets and acknowledged the widespread reality of corruption.
To learn more about the lives of Indians in Donald Trump's America, Global Voices spoke to two Indian young men about their aborted plans to study in the United States.
The contest's Russian referee threatened Sharsheyev with deportation as he refused to leave the ring after the loss.
Feyisa Lelisa and Kenenisa Bekele, two of the world's greatest marathon runners, are both from the same ethnic group. But that is where the similarities stop.
Kazakhstan's veteran leader suddenly seems to think the country's long-planned transition to a Latin alphabet is very pressing indeed. The country's social media users want to know why.
"Why would we want Gibraltar, if we can't already exit a roundabout driving on the right imagine us on the opposite side!!!"
"The doctrine, before being imparted to its recipients, came with a dose of shock therapy, plus several months amplifying the panic-ridden discourse in the United States prior to the elections."
The New York Times won the 2017 Pulitzer Prize in international reporting for ten articles on Russia. The Russian website Meduza says one of those stories was stolen.
Economic crisis and food shortages in Venezuela have sparked a wave of migrants into Brazil, which is now struggling to respond and meet humanitarian needs.
But some Chinese are concerned, given that certain "patriotic" circles equate critical speech about China as an act of espionage.
The regime in Belarus hasn't changed; it’s just pretending to be democratic to get what it wants.
On the chessboard of Egyptian politics, Sisi's relations with the United States is no small matter. But how are Egyptians reacting?
Authorities have withheld or complicated the issuing of death certificates, school diplomas and passports as punishment to Syrians who don't walk the regime line.
On April 4, the Hungarian government adopted an amendment to new legislation on higher education that might bring an end to the Central European University.
The build up to #Armvote17 showcased a sample of the online tactics favoured by modern-day vote manipulators.
"The [Chinese] government can assign the label "harmful to state interests" to anyone that it does not like."
It's April Fool's Day, and the Russian Ministry of Foreign Affairs brought its A-game.