From the Middle East to North Korea, Donald Trump is reasserting US military strength and intensifying the rivalry among the great powers.
A last-minute attack, as many feared, can change everything.
A run-off between Le Pen and a scandal-ridden François Fillon suddenly looks worryingly plausible.
“If we were indeed racist, why would we live with the South Indians?" was how one politician addressed the debate.
The US president is living up to his promise to be "unpredictable". But is he using war as a sales pitch?
A new compact chemical agent clean-up system offers hope to formerly deadly conflict zones.
All of the candidates – even Fillon, a socially conservative Thatcherite – can claim to represent change. Yet none appears capable of embodying what de Gaulle called “l’esprit de la nation”.
Nurses have been banned from using cellphones, but have smuggled out images.
If this was indeed a warning from the electorate, Erdogan is unlikely to go quiet and soothe the feelings of the losers.
Faced with a conservative parliament, Emmanuel Macron and Jean-Luc Mélenchon would struggle to deliver their promises.
On the eve of the French Presidential election, Marine Le Pen holds together a coalition more fractious than it seems.
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