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The promises made by the international community after the fall of Nazi Germany have once again been shown to be worthless.
Dragged out by the English, Britain is leaving the European Union. Is the multinational state set for a long period of decline, or will it be able to find peace with itself – and with the rest of Europe?
At the Yalta Conference 75 years ago, as the Red Army was taking control of eastern Europe, Churchill, Roosevelt and Stalin met to plan the peace. What did the “Big Three” want? And what did they get?
In a system where power is concentrated at the top, local officials are not incentivised to take decisive action.
In the traditional socialist stronghold, a new climate of polarisation mobilised voters against Matteo Salvini’s League.
League leader Matteo Salvini is seeking to capture a traditional leftist stronghold, but a new protest movement is rallying.
Boris Johnson’s plan to diverge from EU rules threatens crucial environmental regulations.
Despite the Republican majority in the Senate, the Democrats appear organised to make the most of this opportunity.
The debate over the Chinese tech giant largely ignores its participation in human rights abuses.
The disease is spreading with terrifying speed but crucial lessons have been learned from previous epidemics.
To friends, I framed my upcoming solo trip to Japan as an elaborate success: a woman unexpectedly dumped, taking off on her own to climb up hills and meditate. Inside, I was terrified.