West Papua has shown once again that freedom of speech is only for those who follow the rules.
16 years on and despite peace talks, the corrupt Kabul government is still on the back-foot in its war with the Taliban.
The long-anticipated Turkish invasion of Kurdistan is looking like it will soon be a reality, set to mark a new relationship with the US, which has been backing Kurdish fighters for years. And that's not the only aftershock the region will feel, writes Professor Damien Kingsbury.
With all the attention on Trump, people don't seem to have noticed the utterly bizarre political political narrative unfolding in Malaysia right now.
North and South Korea will sit down to discuss participation in the upcoming Winter Olympics amid some of the highest tensions in recent memory. But will the gesture be enough?
The prime minister of East Timor is refusing to allow parliament to reconvene because he will face a vote of no confidence. What next?
The killing of Ali Abdullah Saleh, who was consolidating power in the capital Sana'a, will see the horror in Yemen return to a stalemate.
The recently released foreign policy white paper is an unusual mix of diagnostic science and conservative reluctance to name the diagnosis.
The Zimbabwean coup was triggered by army commander General Constantine Chiwenga threatening on Monday to "step in" to calm recent political tensions.