Tired of candidates who offer splashy, unrealistic promises, many citizens lost faith in the electoral process. That discontent showed in the election turnout.
An Iraqi man walks past a prosthetic leg in a residential area in the Old City of Mosul, Iraq, on March 13th, 2018.
A Yemeni girl holds a rifle as she attends a gathering in Sanaa on January 14th, 2018, in support of the Houthi movement.
China is reportedly importing technology from a company headquartered in the U.S. to surveil supposed subversives in Xinjiang.
Pakistani Christians take part in a service at the Sacred Heart Cathedral in Lahore on December 18th, 2017, for the victims of a suicide attack on a church the day prior.
Palestinian protesters clash with Israeli forces on December 11th, 2017, near the border fence with Israel, east of Gaza City.
Pedestrians pass a tank stationed at an intersection as Zimbabwean soldiers regulate traffic in Harare on November 15th, 2017.
Delegates leave after the opening session of the 19th Communist Party Congress at the Great Hall of the People on October 18th, 2017, in Beijing, China.
The extent to which Washington is cooperating with Beijing remains unclear.
Heavy monsoon rains have caused disastrous floods and left millions displaced in South Asia. Like Harvey, climate change likely played a role.
Chinese authorities reversed an earlier decision not to jail a young figurehead of the democracy movement, a decision that's only fueled more citizen unrest.
A fish vendor's death late last year gave rise to popular anger over poor governance in the North African nation. That could have implications beyond just Morocco.
Despite existing laws, multiple big and small organizations in the UAE continue to take away the passports of foreign employees, entrapping employees into a byzantine system of human rights violations and forced employment.
Beijing is foregoing a chance to rebrand itself to the international community as a world leader, rights advocates warn.