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The second coming

Mahathir Mohamad shocked the world when he was re-elected Malaysia’s prime minister earlier this year. With his first stint in charge not without its controversial moments, does the political veteran have a clear vision to…

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Still supreme

To the alarm of Brussels, Poland’s right-wing government is forcing out many of the country’s Supreme Court judges – but one of them, Supreme Court president Malgorzata Gersdorf, is determined to stay put. She tells us…

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Obama army

Chicago is now home to Barack Obama’s new political fighters. As the midterms approach, we head to the city to see how his legacy is shaping politics today.

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Recovery position

Katrin Jakobsdottir is a rare thing: a scandal-free, left-wing prime minister who believes in compromise. She takes a break to spread the word about Iceland’s economic success.

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Politics briefing

Germany’s immigration policy could get a lot more relaxed, while Canada struggles with controversial statues and economic woes beleaguer Turkey’s president.

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Critical crossroads

A hard-won peace, falling crime and growing foreign investment are reasons to be optimistic about Colombia – but the age-old problems of inequality, corruption and coca production refuse to go away.

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Cometh the hour

Still basking in the warm afterglow of April’s peaceful revolution, Armenia’s prime minister Nikol Pashinyan knows the hard work starts now. Can he deliver what his people expect?

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Raising the dead

Years of silence have almost erased Spain’s civil war and General Franco’s atrocities from the collective consciousness but now the country is ready to speak out.

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Social skills

Lebanon may be struggling with corruption and subject to foreign interference but the positivity and creativity of its populace are helping it to move forward.

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