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What's behind the China-Taiwan divide? - BBC News

What's behind the China-Taiwan divide? - BBC News | Glopol Power and Sovereignty | Scoop.it
China sees Taiwan as a breakaway province that will eventually be part of the country again, but many Taiwanese want a separate nation.
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Gambia's Jammeh loses to Adama Barrow in shock election result - BBC News

Gambia's Jammeh loses to Adama Barrow in shock election result - BBC News | Glopol Power and Sovereignty | Scoop.it
In power for 22 years, President Yahya Jammeh now hands the reins to property developer Adama Barrow.
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Castro, My Family and the Lie of Romantic Revolutions

Castro, My Family and the Lie of Romantic Revolutions | Glopol Power and Sovereignty | Scoop.it
I am sure that many people will start to write all kinds of things about Fidel Castro now that he is gone. Some may have romantic fantasies about wh
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Burundi Promised More Countries Would Withdraw from the ICC. Now South Africa Has.

Burundi Promised More Countries Would Withdraw from the ICC. Now South Africa Has. | Glopol Power and Sovereignty | Scoop.it
Burundi Promised More Countries Would Withdraw from the ICC. Now South Africa Has. « | Foreign Policy | the Global Magazine of News and Ideas
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Israel Accepts a Day In Court

Israel Accepts a Day In Court | Glopol Power and Sovereignty | Scoop.it
Israel Accepts a Day In Court « | Foreign Policy | the Global Magazine of News and Ideas
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Turkey and the EU: The end of the affair? - BBC News

Turkey and the EU: The end of the affair? - BBC News | Glopol Power and Sovereignty | Scoop.it
If MEPs vote to suspend membership talks with Turkey, it could prompt a sea-change in Turkish policy.
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Nicaragua polls: One-horse race for Daniel Ortega? - BBC News

Nicaragua polls: One-horse race for Daniel Ortega? - BBC News | Glopol Power and Sovereignty | Scoop.it
Nicaraguan President Daniel Ortega is running for a third consecutive term in office on Sunday.
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This Short Film Aims To Humanize The China-Africa Relationship

This Short Film Aims To Humanize The China-Africa Relationship | Glopol Power and Sovereignty | Scoop.it
"Laisuotuo" puts a face to the widespread prejudice experienced by both the Chinese in Africa and Africans in China.
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This is what Africans really think of the Chinese

This is what Africans really think of the Chinese | Glopol Power and Sovereignty | Scoop.it
Increasing Chinese investment in everything from small food enterprises to massive railway projects across Africa has drawn criticism and warnings of a future dependency on Asia's superpower.
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South Africa 'to withdraw from war crimes court' - BBC News

South Africa 'to withdraw from war crimes court' - BBC News | Glopol Power and Sovereignty | Scoop.it
South Africa has formally begun the process of withdrawing from the International Criminal Court (ICC), accusing it of bias against Africa, media say.
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Why is globalisation under attack? - BBC News

Why is globalisation under attack? - BBC News | Glopol Power and Sovereignty | Scoop.it
There has long been a consensus that globalisation brings more jobs, higher wages and lower prices - but now many people are voicing their anger against free trade.
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UN secretary general: The hardest job in the world? - BBC News

UN secretary general: The hardest job in the world? - BBC News | Glopol Power and Sovereignty | Scoop.it
The task for the next Secretary General, Antonio Guterres, is to mend the organisation and give it some heart, says the BBC's diplomatic correspondent James Landale.
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Animal trafficking: the $23bn criminal industry policed by a toothless regulator

Animal trafficking: the $23bn criminal industry policed by a toothless regulator | Glopol Power and Sovereignty | Scoop.it
The Cites convention finds itself confronting powerful networks, even though it has no detectives, no police powers and no firearms
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Plastic island: How our trash is destroying paradise

Plastic island: How our trash is destroying paradise | Glopol Power and Sovereignty | Scoop.it
Eight million tons of plastic end up in our oceans every year. What it's done to this island is a stark warning.
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The End of the Anglo-American Order

The End of the Anglo-American Order | Glopol Power and Sovereignty | Scoop.it
For decades, the United States and Britain’s vision of democracy and freedom defined the postwar world. What will happen in an age of Donald Trump and Nigel Farage?
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Jimmy Carter: America Must Recognize Palestine

Jimmy Carter: America Must Recognize Palestine | Glopol Power and Sovereignty | Scoop.it
The two-state solution is on life support, but there is one thing Obama can do to keep the hope of a peace deal alive.
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Regional Implications of an Independent Kurdistan | RAND

Regional Implications of an Independent Kurdistan | RAND | Glopol Power and Sovereignty | Scoop.it
Examines the potential regional implications of an independent Kurdistan in northern Iraq.
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China’s Deeper Penetration into Africa

China’s Deeper Penetration into Africa | Glopol Power and Sovereignty | Scoop.it
As China inches closer to becoming a global power, the rest of the world, especially critical voices within the US, may need to ask themselves: are we ready?
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Is Turkey still a democracy? - BBC News

Is Turkey still a democracy? - BBC News | Glopol Power and Sovereignty | Scoop.it
As opponents are purged and journalists jailed, can Erdogan's Turkey still be called a democracy?
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Why Kung Fu Movies Have Endured In Africa

Why Kung Fu Movies Have Endured In Africa | Glopol Power and Sovereignty | Scoop.it
While Chinese news media struggles to find an African audience, Bruce Lee draws crowds across the continent to the films.
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U.S. Abstains in U.N. Vote Condemning Cuba Embargo

U.S. Abstains in U.N. Vote Condemning Cuba Embargo | Glopol Power and Sovereignty | Scoop.it
It is the first time the United States has not voted against the annual resolution condemning the half-century-old embargo.
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Why wasn't a woman elected as UN secretary general? - BBC News

Why wasn't a woman elected as UN secretary general? - BBC News | Glopol Power and Sovereignty | Scoop.it
After 70 years of the UN, why wasn't a woman elected for the top job?
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The Paris Climate Agreement Is Now Official

The Paris Climate Agreement Is Now Official | Glopol Power and Sovereignty | Scoop.it
The historic deal to address climate change will enter into force in 30 days.
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Can China Still Claim 'Non-Interference' In Africa?

Can China Still Claim 'Non-Interference' In Africa? | Glopol Power and Sovereignty | Scoop.it
An expert from the China Africa Project weighs in.
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