Stories from 14 December 2017
Some in the Presbyterian Church in Taiwan are campaigning to recall a legislator because he supports same-sex marriage, generating a furious debate and calls for reform.
Concerns over United States President Trump's Latest Controversial Foreign Policies Loom Large in Africa
"This is not a very diplomatic strategy. Then again, it is coming from a man whose vision and politics are limited by his lack of awareness about the outside world."
"Contrary to a common prejudice, comics can help address serious, difficult issues. This form allows, if not requires, the reporter to be part of the story he tells."
Cultural heritage activists in South-eastern Europe celebrate UNESCO's recognition of the Balkan Grandma March Day custom of wearing red and white wool ornaments.
The Italian authorities appear to have gotten the wrong man; will they acknowledge it? The hunt for the mastermind of Mediterranean human trafficking takes a strange turn.
"How can one claim that these people are here to receive aid from international organizations, when many are, in fact, not receiving any?"