In recent months, there has been a series of fatal attacks by Islamist militants on Jewish people and institutions, as well as innumerable other instances of violence.
Helle Thorning-Schmidt condemned the “cynical act of terror” against Denmark.
To paraphrase bell hooks: there is little point making women equal to men when not all men are equal.
War has been raging in Syria for nearly four years and much of the country is in ruins, yet Bashar al-Assad is still in power. And the view from the presidential palace is brightening.
The situation is murky, but it is certain that al-Shabab remains undefeated and is still a real threat, not just to Somalia, but to the region as a whole.
The European anti-austerity parties, Syriza and Podemos, took centre stage during the change:how? 2015 conference at Islington Metal Works.
Following this month's failed backbench revolt against prime minister Tony Abbott, Malcolm Turnbull's position is stronger than ever.
When Morocco withdrew from hosting the African Cup of Nations, citing Ebola fears, Equatorial Guinea stepped in. But at what cost?
Peter Pomerantsev's Nothing is True and Everything is Possible meets Rory MacLean and Nick Danziger's Back in the USSR.
Much has changed since the protests of 2011. Now, last year's upstart party might just be in with a chance.
46-year-old Craig Stephen Hicks has been arrested and charged.
The Anglosphere has its roots in the Commonwealth tradition. But today's global world has forged a powerful unofficial alliance.
The status of Burma’s Rohingya people has devolved to the point where even naming them has become controversial. We need to do more.
This is Europe’s choice.
Troubled Labour leader Ed Miliband is said to "not do foreign". But we must consider Britain's place in an increasingly international world.
Moazzam Begg was imprisoned as a terror suspect but never tried. Who is he? What does he want? And why are the security services so interested in him?
As the Spanish election approaches, a surge in support for the party has set the clock ticking.
The ubiquitous unit of global commerce has infiltrated every sphere of modern life – whether as a means of trafficking, a symbol of gentrification, or a part of political protest.
Eugene de Kock, the former commander of the apartheid government’s infamous Vlakplaas unit, has been granted parole after serving 20 years of his two life sentences.
Opposing the logic of neoliberal economics does not mean the Greeks have become Marxists.
The falling oil price may sound like a positive thing, but it follows a series of worrying events in global economics.
A religious revival is just one of the factors leaving Christians deserting the Middle East. Diversity must be upheld.
After a rebuff from the Communist Party of Greece, ANEL became an unlikely coalition partner. But the deal shows Syriza's priorities.
New Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras may be the man who consigns centrist politics to history.
Can new finance minister Yanis Varoufakis, political economist and game theory academic, negotiate solutions to inequality?
The French ambassador to the UK shares how London's response to Charlie Hebdo gave hope after the attacks.
If the pollsters are right, Syriza could win by a large margin, ending four decades of two-party rule in Greece.
Boko Haram now controls more towns in Nigeria and an election is drawing near.
In the aftermath of the Charlie Hebdo shooting, we must address France's long war with its Arabs. Andrew Hussey reports from Paris.
Following the events in Paris, the New Statesman asked eight of our regular illustrators to memorialise those murdered at Charlie Hebdo.