Brexit proves that the phenomenon of disengagement and nationalism is gathering steam.
To his critics, Rodrigo Duterte is a foul-mouthed, serial adulterer fixated on killing criminals. But the millions who voted for the new Philippine leader see him an anti-establishment hero.
As Liberia's security forces take over Thursday from U.N. peacekeepers for the first time since civil war ended 13 years ago, national pride is mixed with fears the underfunded police are not up to the task.
Incoming Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has set high expectations complete with time frames for himself. Will he be able to deliver on those promises?
Politicians who wanted Britain to leave the European Union were not shy about making promises.
Britain's decision to bolt the European Union means economic pain for the United Kingdom above all. But it also threatens the economic alliances that helped drive decades of prosperity in the West after World War II.
Three years after huge crowds of Egyptians rallied to oust Islamist president Mohamed Morsi, democratic hopes have given way to a spiraling crackdown on freedoms in the name of stability.
Could Britain's Parliament, a future prime minister or even a second referendum effectively annul the Brexit vote? Constitutional experts say not in the short-term, but the future is uncertain.
The British referendum on quitting the European Union, which is causing tremors across Europe, is being used by China to strengthen its arguments against democracy.
Deep in the Mongolian steppe, a gigantic hole in the ground holds billions of tonnes of riches that politicians say will fuel the transformation of the landlocked and sparsely populated country into a prosperous modern nation.