Pinched by the crisis, Erdogan is trying to reposition his country's economy, policies and trade on the international stage
A tricky succession awaits. Her heir will not only lead the party but the country on which the stability of the European Union depends
A year and half after strolling to power to the “Ode to Joy”, Macron’s approval rating has dropped to 21% and his presidential progress is meeting fierce resistance
Salvini has suggested adopting Australia’s tough immigration stance. Italians don’t agree, and not just owing to the cost
Winning the elections is not always enough: on the one hand, the too centralized power of Macron; on the other hand, an populist-inspired government without any competence...
The first non-European pope is upsetting the balance of power within the Catholic Church. Will Pope Francis succeed in his mission? “I don’t read blogs, for my mental health”, he has confessed.
The ﬁrst Latin American pope and the ﬁrst from a major city has upended the Eurocentric tradition by giving local churches their independence.
Pope Francis’ reforms reach far beyond the Vatican’s walls. His attempts at “ecclesiastical democracy” leave him open to unprecedented internal attacks.
The Jubilee of 2000 gave rise to a church that asked its ﬂock to forgive it for its mistakes. With Pope Francis the sins have become “terrible” and global.
Two ancient cultures, adept at time management: China and the Vatican have opted for dialogue and collaboration, shocking friend and foe.
One of Europe’s strongest economies could undergo a profound political and social regression, surprisingly triggered by its undiminished economic success.
Lithuania, Estonia and Latvia fear a new Russian occupation like the one under the Soviet Union so they’re focusing adamantly on regional cooperation.
The isle of Malta is not for everyone. Rich migrants are welcomed with open arms. Asylum seekers and refugees of colour are barely tolerated.
On the eve of the European elections, the parties with a populist agenda must clearly outline where they stand. And it won’t be easy.
Many Hungarians feel well represented by a president that wants to protect his people’s identity, without any external interference.
The Danish Social Democrats – both socialist and nationalist – are gaining ground with a call to take back control of the country’s borders.
“They make a desert and called it peace” according to former Greek Finance Minister Yanis Varoufakis, quoting Tacitus’Agricola. If Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras had followed his lead, that desert might have been conjured up for real by now
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