Mosul is liberated and Islamic State in retreat. Now, residents face a new problem: who deserves to be punished?
James Black, Sarah Grand-Clement / January 17, 2018
Long-running controversy over the Le Touquet Treaty, which effectively locates the UK border in Calais, has reignited
The end for Germany's centre-left? Why another "grand coalition" could be the Social Democrats' undoing
Leopold Traugott / January 16, 2018
Having initially ruled out joining the government, Martin Schultz’s party has performed a screeching U-turn. The long-term consequences for his party—and for Germany—could be severe
David Howell / January 15, 2018
Yes—though obstacles of all kinds seem to stand in the way
Daniel Sugarman / January 11, 2018
Alongside Oprah, billionaires Mark Zuckerberg, Mark Cuban, Howard Schultz and Tom Steyer are all being touted as potential candidates to replace Donald Trump. Has what Americans want from the...
The US is to suspend all security assistance to the country. But if Trump continues to ramp up the pressure, Pakistan could retaliate
"Frexit," "Irexit," "Quitaly": why Nigel Farage is wasting his time trying to talk other countries out of the EU
Alessio Colonnelli / January 8, 2018
A Farage-backed conference will explore the prospect of Ireland leaving—while in Italy, the Eurosceptic Five Star Movement is on the rise. But will either actually go anywhere?
The DIT has suggested that Britain should join the Trans-Pacific Partnership—but who's to say that we’d be welcome?
Isabel Hilton / December 23, 2017
The “thought” of XI Jinping has been embedded in the Communist Party’s constitution—and will now be taught at some 20 Chinese universities
Sam Tanenhaus / December 14, 2017
Mueller is discreet, disciplined and on the President's case