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Fiji Goes to the Polls

In September Fiji will have its first democratic election since the Qarase government was deposed in a bloodless coup in December 2006 by military forces.
By Sanjay Ramesh.


 

Afghanistan's Upcoming Presidential Elections

On April 5, the Afghan people will vote in the country's third-ever presidential elections, but corruption and security pose significant obstacles. By Djeyhoun Ostowar.


 

Viewpoints: Thailand's State of Emergency

Escalating protests and violence in Thailand have led the government to institute a state of emergency. Worldpress.org presents news coverage from around the world.


 

The International Criminal Court in Afghanistan

Transitional justice efforts have failed in Afghanistan. The ICC has become one of the few serious accountability options still available to this war-torn country. By Djeyhoun Ostowar.


 

Tapping into Latin America's Oil

With Latin America's surplus production and new offshore oil fields, India should further increase its oil trade with the region and continue to diversify its energy supply.
By Hari Seshasayee.


 

Bo Xilai: Anti-Corruption Failure in China

At the root of Bo Xilai's fall from a shining political career is a chronic, systemic problem of corruption in China's single-party political system. By Sun Xi.


 

Japan: Playing with Fire?

With his party now controlling the legislature, Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe plans to alter the Constitution and possibly rearm Japan with a large defense force. By Michael Burns.




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