In a wider push for power, the Turkish Prime Minister has shoehorned a political power-grab into oth
With France back to business after the August break, politicians of the right are once again leaping
The French president, Nicolas Sarkozy, has been playing rough and tough again, targeting immigrants
New Times sought to publish critical profile on OMON riot police.
Ban on bullfighting in Catalonia exposes deeper tensions as the region continues to fight for indepe
Joe Biden throws US support behind the fledgling nation as International Court of Justice sanctions
So says Denis MacShane of Poland’s presidential election.
Rebellions in the ruling centre-right coalition forced presidential election into a close third roun
Greeks have been enraged not just by their country’s economic collapse, but also by a huge exposé un
The task of articulating a convincing alternative to market liberalism is a formidable one.
A spectre is haunting Europe – the spectre of the niqab and the burqa. Why have the Continent’s political leaders, confronted by economic and social malaise, declared war on a piece of cloth?
Europe has become the weak link in the global economy. In the next phase of the world economic crisi
On the morning of 7 April 1926 Benito Mussolini emerged into the Piazza del Campidoglio in Rome, having just opened an international congress of surgeons.
On 29 March, two suicide bombings on the Moscow Metro killed 39 and injured 70. The attacks are the first in the city since a bomb exploded at Paveletskaya Station in 2004.
Greece is engulfed in crisis – and its battles have only just begun.
First Carla Bruni’s nipples sent the British press into a frenzy. Then a flurry of tweets had the Fr
The financial crash of 2008 haunts the remote tundra east of Reykjavik.
By being outside the euro area, the UK has retained more flexibility than other European countries.
“As a former IRA man, I accept all the responsibilities that are due to me”
Ethnic tensions rise in the first presidential vote since the Orange Revolution
It is a little over half a century since Die Blechtrommel was published in Germany for the first time.
The Haitian people overthrew slavery, uprooted dictators and foreign military rule, and elected a li
The Icelandic prime minister talks to the NS about scrambling to rescue an economy under pressure fr
“Gordon Brown went beyond what was justified”
The Robinson affair fits a pattern in which female transgressors are treated both more and less hars