Pakistan's new prime minister and former cricketer, Imran Khan, has spoken of rapprochement with India in his victory speech. Should India believe him?
The 2018 general elections in Pakistan indicate critical shifts in Pakistani democracy and emergence of new forms of party politics.
The BJP's foray into Jammu and Kashmir and its eventual pull-out from the ruling coalition with the Valley-based PDP tells a story of sub-regional polarisation and voter disenchantment.
Erdoğan's recent re-election indicates a deepening culture of strongmanship and authoritarianism in Turkey.