The country's treatment of the US student shows its growing unpredictability.
As the roots of Isis grow deeper, support for the group is increasing.
I stand outside La Belle Équipe on the corner of the rue Faidherbe and the rue de Charonne staring down at the great tattered mess of handmade cards, poesies, rotting bouquets wrapped in cellophane.
Migrant retention procedures in France are costly, cruel, and “do not conform to the law”, according to a French human rights agency.
Ultimately this is a question about the world in which we want to live.
What happens to Pistorius now? And what are the legal implications?
Liberals often worry about the need to protect citizens from the state. Yet in the age of global terror, the risk posed by failed states is by far the greater danger.
The internal jousting to suceed Mugabe at the top is well underway - but there is little prospect of Zanu-PF losing its grip on power.
The judge ruled that the athlete did, in fact, murder girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp.
British intervention in Syria must be backed up with a multinational plan to help bring stability to the region in the long-term.
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