Latest Stories Tagged: Global Politics

Lifestyle & Belief

European right gets boost

Europe took a turn to the political right in the latest round of elections. Some seats were won by extreme-right candidates and anti-immigration sentiments came to the fore in several countries. Lisa Mullins speaks with the BBC's Olexiy Solohubenko.

Global Politics

A surprise win in Lebanon's elections

In Lebanon, a US-backed coalition has won in parliamentary elections. The vote was expected to be very close. The losing side was a coalition that included the Islamist militant group Hezbollah. Ben Gilbert reports that theloss surprised many in Lebanon.

Conflict & Justice

Belgium's linguistic divide

Belgians go to the polls on Sunday for European Parliament elections. But it's a complicated process because of long-standing language and cultural divisions. Anchor Marco Werman speaks with Belgian party leader Philippe Delstanche to find out more

Conflict & Justice

Lebanon's divisive vote

Lebanese voters will be electing a new parliament this weekend. It's a close race between the US-backed coalition and a coalition that includes Hezbollah. We get a preview of what's at stake from reporter Ben Gilbert in Beirut.

Global Politics

Ambassadors of science

Anchor Marco Werman explores one of the proposals that came out of President Obama's speech: global science envoys. Marco speaks with Vaughan Turekian... head of the Center for Science Diplomacy at the American Association for the Advancement of Science.