The United States Senate held a 96-to-0 vote to impose sanctions on North Korea, approving the North Korea Sanctions and Policy Enhancement Act.
Mexican authorities in Puebla found the body of journalist Anabel Flores Salazar a day after she was kidnapped from her home in Veracruz.
Most of the world’s leaders are chosen through elections, but some attempt to stay in office indefinitely, even if it means bending democratic institutions to their will.
Several factors have contributed to the steady erosion of global democracy.
John Magufuli’s first 100 days in office featured symbolic measures to fight graft, but several other pressing problems have yet to be tackled.