Russian political discourse is also riddled with conspiracy theories. Everything bad that happens in Russia is traced back by some to one or another anti-Russian plot hatched in the West.
While the success of #MeToo testifies to the power of social media in putting the spotlight on the culture of misogyny across the world, it’s not the first movement of its kind. Women in countries such as India, Pakistan and others have long organized successful campaigns against sexual harassment.
Scientists and physicians may need to look to medical treatments from the past to solve the superbug problems of the future.
India and Pakistan have been fighting for control over Kashmir, an 86,000-square-mile territory in the Himalayas, for seven decades. But the people of Kashmir have their own political goals too.
First implemented under Ronald Reagan in 1984, the global gag rule has been rescinded by every Democrat and reinstated by every Republican to occupy the Oval Office, reflecting the partisan nature of abortion.
Scientists know very little about what was happening on Earth 750 million years ago, but testate amoebae, found as far apart as in the Grand Canyon and central Brazil, may be unlocking new secrets.
Under US law, individuals can lose their citizenship for joining a foreign army or armed group as an officer, or for joining forces hostile to the United States. However, foreign fighters who have been barred from their home countries have fanned the flames of terrorism and insurgency when left unchecked.
India and Pakistan enter into a volatile situation after weeks of increasing tension.
Gibraltar encapsulates many of the concerns that will haunt UK-EU relations once Brexit takes place.
Many Americans would be appalled to think that anything like caste could exist in a country allegedly founded on life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness. But can looking at the US through the lens of caste tell us more about inequality in America?