Stories about Politics from November, 2015
Some 1,500 Cubans are stranded at the border between Costa Rica and Nicaragua after Nicaragua denies them entry, and violently turns them away alleging "violation of sovereignty."
Haitians are claiming that the results of the country's recent elections are a sham, staging massive street protests that are quickly turning violent.
Greek netizens mock the country's chief opposition party, New Democracy, for failing to hold internal party elections, leading to a fiasco with hilarious online reactions.
“I refuse to acknowledge that some human beings are more special than the rest of us,” one Facebook user said.
About 10 percent of the winners in the election in Myanmar are former political dissidents who spent time in prison.
"Santa Claus will not be paying a visit to those who spread rumors and unverified information."
The Rastafari Rootzfest -- Jamaica's first ever "educational ganja festival" -- is paving the way for the island to make its mark on the emerging global marijuana industry.
Some Hong Kongers silently booed during the Chinese national anthem. Others saw a parallel between their football team's performance against China and efforts to combat Beijing's increasing intervention.
Military authorities summoned an editor of the Prachatai news website over the infographic, which they deemed "vague and might cause misunderstanding" in Thailand.
Can the ‘political pope,’ as he is increasingly being called, advance peace and promote reconciliation in Africa where so many others have failed?
Banning the use of foreign services such as Google, Yahoo!, and WhatApp for Russian state officials is key to preserving confidentiality of state secrets, says one Russian lawmaker.
Should Telegram be banned because it's used by extremist organizations such as ISIS? One Russian lawmaker believes it should, but plenty of others in Russia disagree.
The Indonesian government is accused of orchestrating an anti-communist purge that killed at least half a million people. What kind of reconciliation is possible today?
Ahead of the climate change talks in Paris, a look at how the situation surrounding climate change has evolved since the last important negotiations in Copenhagen in 2009.
The campaigns have already exposed divisions in society, as President Museveni pushes to extend his presidency past a quarter century.
'Our magnificent media, #ParisUnderAttack is unfortunately true, what about #SilvanUnderAttack?'
Is the world better suited for a climate change agreement than it was in 2009, when the last important negotiations took place?
"We do not get a "safe" button on Facebook. We do not get late night statements from the most powerful men and women alive and millions of online users..."
Even at a moment like this, after such a display of support from the public, feminists are hardly celebrating. Just days after the mass protest, crime stats are rising again.