Matteo Renzi's proposed reforms would have made it easier for eurosceptic forces within Italy to gain power in upcoming elections in 2018.
The response to the inexcusable murder of Charlie Hebdo’s staff has proved that many liberals are guilty of double standards when it comes to giving offence.
How fragile the belief of an Islamist must be if he feels threatened by a stupid caricature in a weekly satirical newspaper, says the Slovenian philosopher.
By targeting the French magazine, the attackers were able to deepen already profound rifts in French society and establish an atmosphere ripe for the recruitment of alienated youths.
Coordinated assaults by the French police have killed the gunmen behind Wednesday's attack on Charlie Hebdo magazine, and a gunman holding hostages in a Jewish supermarket.
The head of MI5, speaking after the terrorist attack on Charlie Hebdo, describes Britain's vulnerability.
Police in France are still tracking the three men responsible for killing 12 people yesterday at the offices of satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo. Mass vigils are held around the world.
With Syriza’s victory not guaranteed, what might austerity measures mean for the country's elections?
In Ukraine’s battle against Russian-backed separatists, civilians keep the army equipped.
Angela Merkel claims she no longer fears the "Grexit", but will the public be drawn to extreme means?
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