Roland Kelts wonders whether Japan-style stagnation would really be so bad in the west.
Frances Robinson tells us all we need to know about how successful Britain could be in a renegotiation of its EU membership.
Frances Robinson continues her series on what we really need to know about the EU. This week: migration and the money.
Forget the argument over austerity. Reform of the state should be the central mission of the left.
Its jihadis call for a global caliphate. So why deny religion drives Isis?
While his statements on Crimea are alarming, rumours of the Russian president's death have been – oh, you know how it goes.
Binyamin Netanyahu, Naftali Bennett, Yisrael Beytenu - each of Israel's potential leaders faces an uncertain future as the country votes.
The death of federal prosecutor Alberto Nisman provides an opportunity for the right.
It is not only lazy to stick to an approach that precludes talking with terrorists, but probably means more decades of innocent people being killed on all sides.
Doom, whisky, and getting lost in mazes: what are the options for the UK flouncing out of the European Union?
India's Daughter has exposed that country's rape culture. But don't imagine that these attitudes aren't found around the world.
The West's politicians have emboldened Vladimir Putin with their mistakes and indecision. They need to send a signal he can't ignore.
Victory at the European Court of Justice shows Britain's interests are best served fighting its corner in Europe, not sulking on the sidelines
Russia’s invasion of Ukraine has destroyed the peace in Europe for a generation.
The west can do very little to intervene as Putin hunkers down.
Report lays out systematic racial discrimination in Ferguson justice system but upholds Darren Wilson's version of the events preceding Michael Brown's death.
The decision by the mayor of Paris’s 20th arrondissement to withdraw from an event with a well-known feminist and anti-racist campaigner has sparked questions of how racism and Islamophobia are discussed in France after the Charlie Hebdo attacks.
Talking to Russians young and old, Jana Bakunina found five main reasons why support for the president has not declined in the face of international pressure.
Meet the co-founder of New Yorkers Against Bratton, who wants New York cops to clean up their act.
Thanks to the EU, wine is more affordable, flights are cheaper and you can access the internet on your phone abroad without having to get another mortgage. And that’s not all. . .
The new legislation would allow women to compare their salary to their colleagues, and is designed to address Germany's 22 per cent pay gap.
International development has become the subject of cosy consensus. A new pamphlet aims to put that right
Shorn of its government funding and now reliant on the licence fee, the BBC World Service is in grave danger. Britain could pay a heavy price for letting it go extinct
While the UK still has a military recruitment age of 16, it’s hard to see how effective they can be in helping other countries relinquish the practice.
I grew up in a family of Soviet intelligentsia, but the relentless propaganda from Russia’s state-controlled media has convinced my father that I am not a patriot. I am a disappointment.
Friends have identified the Islamic State member, who has beheaded several hostages, as Kuwaiti-born Mohammed Emwazi from West London.
This is no “conscious uncoupling” – the reason Britain’s voice isn't heard in Europe and beyond is, under Cameron, it has little to say. The challenge for Miliband is to show he can do better.
The Iraqi city of Mosul was taken over by Islamic State last summer – but now the government forces are pushing back.
The recent rise in global terrorism is alarming, but it also reaffirms the failure of our purely hard military approach to counter the phenomenon.
Frances Robinson continues her series on what we really need to know about the EU. This week: should the UK stay or should it go?