world politics - updates

Rappler's latest stories on world politics


Why autocracies don’t work

Apr 30, 2016 - 11:37 AM

Do countries like the Philippines need to revert back to autocracy in order to address fundamental challenges such as poverty and lack of law and order?

Qaeda chief Zawahiri accuses US of 'plotting' Morsi ouster

Aug 03, 2013 - 9:19 AM

Crusaders and secularists and the Americanised army have converged with Gulf money and American plotting to topple Mohamed Morsi s government he said

Serbia, Kosovo strike normalization deal: EU official

Apr 19, 2013 - 10:58 PM

2nd UPDATE Kosovo claimed the deal was tantamount to Serbia s recognition of its independence

Pope Francis set for inauguration mass

Mar 19, 2013 - 10:29 AM

Hundreds of thousands of people are expected to attend the mass laden with rituals and spectacular imagery

Obama 'chuffed to bits' to meet Cameron at White House

Mar 15, 2012 - 1:30 PM

But deepening world crises conspired to darken a warm welcome for a special ally

WARM WELCOME. US President Barack Obama (R) and First Lady Michelle Obama (2nd L) stand alongside British Prime Minister David Cameron (2nd R) and his wife, Samantha Cameron (L), wave from the balcony of the South Portico of the White House in Washington, DC, March 14, 2012. Photo courtesy of the White House official website

Kim Jong Il dies: reports

Dec 19, 2011 - 11:57 AM

North Korean state television announced Monday strongman Kim Jong Il is dead news agencies reported