A small area in France has a long history of extraordinary kindness to strangers.
Activists are sharing their stories and grief—and Beijing is paying attention.
Huge numbers of deaths have gone uncounted in Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte’s drug war. What does that mean for due process, and for the countries that emulate him?
Chinese authorities have long sought to sway Hong Kongers, but more and more, residents of the city see it as being distinct from the mainland.
Outnumbered by drunk and disorderly visitors, the Netherlands fights back.
There have been daily protests since August 5, when the Indian government revoked the region’s special status.
The conservative government of President Iván Duque in Bogotá is offering citizenship to Colombian-born babies of Venezuelan mothers.
A “Grand Tattoo” in Berlin, a trapped raccoon in Florida, pole vaulting in Peru, mutton bustin' in Iowa, a Diplodocus in Germany, wildfires in Greece, spear fishing in Maine, and much more.
The commentary on Sally Rooney’s “sensuous lips” demonstrates that women writers still struggle to be taken seriously.
Whoever takes over from Coats permanently could serve as a needed voice of clarity about America’s biggest challenges—or see the intelligence community further sidelined.
The absurd and remarkable story of Sealand, a “micronation” on an eerie metal platform, tells us plenty about libertarianism, national sovereignty, and the lawlessness of the ocean.
New Delhi’s abrogation of autonomy for the region might have local implications, but its consequences for Indian democracy are greater.
Images from a cultural touchstone event that took place 50 years ago this week
The British prime minister’s “unpasteurized, unmediated” Facebook Q&A was anything but.
A single issue is the focus of anger for those who want Britain to leave the EU.
Beijing’s growing power is limited by its narrow decision making and approach to negotiations.
Britain alternately believes it has been a towering empire and a plucky underdog, narratives that distract from real issues in its decision-making process.
A dam built with Chinese money stopped the Omo River from flooding, altering the lives of more than half a million people.
Matteo Salvini, Italy’s interior minister and the country’s most powerful politician, has called for early elections, but will have to deflect a poor economy and allegations of links to Moscow.
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