History is full of examples of despots making use of emergency powers to manipulate citizens, which is why states must act responsibly in times of crisis.
The spread of COVID-19 highlights Europe's political and economic weaknesses and suggests that the institution may be entering a deep crisis.
Viewing Nigerian movies is seen as a trip down memory lane, a virtual journey back home and group therapy for Africans in the diaspora.
A scholar who has reviewed the efforts of nations around the world to protect their citizens from foreign interference says there is no magic solution, but there's plenty to learn and do.
At times of high tension, governments can be cornered into making mistakes by responding to the wrong pressures.
Brexit has particular significance for the 757 British citizens currently elected in France, whose mandates expire at the upcoming mayoral elections in March.
An experiment in following China's lead while trying to respect democratic norms is causing tensions.
The French president presents himself to all things to all people – leaving voters with less meaningful choice at the ballot box.
Fame changes the bonds that some African footballers have with their home communities.
Even the ruling party wants change – but Prime Minister Peter Pellegrini is unlikely to be able to deliver it on his own.
The predatory flatworm Obama nungara travelled in potted plants from Argentina to Europe, where it's distrupting soil ecosystems. Now, citizen-scientists are helping map their distribution.
At the time of the 2016 referendum, there were widespread fears that Brexit would unleash a contagion effect among other member states.
More than 1 billion euros were donated after Paris’ cathedral was grievously damaged by fire in April. By comparison, just a few million euros were given after catastrophic flooding in Cité des Doges.
A tense regional election leaves food for thought on all sides.
Immigration authorities cast doubt on the motives of marriages between African nationals and Europeans, violating these couples’ right to family life
NATO had its 70th birthday party in London at an awkward moment.
Why the EU and NATO have struggled to cooperate fully.
Including direct accounts from 'yellow vests' members in the Lyon area, a look back at what has changed in the daily lives of people in the movement.
There is no clear difference in measles control between countries that mandate vaccination and those that don't.
Europe is getting wilder as more people live in cities, but Naya's death shows this trend may have limits.