Stories about Politics from December, 2018
Protests are estimated to have doubled in size after Serbian president vows "never" to meet demonstrators' demands.
TIME ignored the murder of three journalists while including a staged one. Why couldn’t both be included?
"One cannot expect clean politics which have been financed by corrupt money." The combination of secret financing and corruption is a real threat to the legitimacy of Madagascar's elections.
Local media misinformed the public about the scale and scope of the protest, sparking a cascade of online criticism.
"How can a prime minister be offended by someone sharing a Facebook post?"
In 2018, Indian farmers staged two big protests to draw the Central Government's attention to the deepening agrarian crisis and resulting farmer suicides. Will these really change their future?
"As much as we may wish it to be otherwise, Gary Griffith is not the answer to our prayers but the symptom of our failure."
The battle over who will get to be the official Sri Lankan Prime Minister continues with the latest decision temporarily barring disputed PM Rajapaksa from office.
As Mexico enters the twelfth year of its armed conflict, the president-elect sparks controversy proposing to militarize the police.
In a TV interview, a former Macedonian government official revealed that the former party created and is still actively running online "troll farms".