Mexico’s López Obrador — the only politician who can stand up to Trump?

Cal Fraser looks at the frontrunner in next year’s Mexican presidential election, and what a potential Obrador presidency could mean for US-Mexico relations.

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2017 French election: who could have known?

Camille Delpech looks into a turbulent 2017 election story as candidates from across the political spectrum battle it out to become the next President of the French Republic a week on Sunday.

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Morales’ Bolivia — a triumph or too good to be true?

Bolivia under President Morales has been widely heralded as one of South America’s biggest success stories of this century. Megan Reed looks into Morales’ presidency, his policies and the country he’s shaped for the last decade.

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Erdogan’s war of words with the West

Inter-NATO spats are a rarity, but Turkish President Erdogan has escalated tensions with Germany and the Netherlands to never-before seen levels. Euan Mullock looks into what’s going on between the allies.

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An interview with Dr Kevin Waite: Trump and the environment

  Dr Kevin Waite is an American slavery lecturer for Durham University’s History Department, specialising in the political history of

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