US President Donald Trump arrives at the Leonardo da Vinci-Fiumicino Airport in Rome.
European leaders are still trying to decipher Trump’s thinking on NATO, Europe and many other issues.
The 2017 April bombings of Coptic churches in Egypt raised once again the question of a ramping Islamic terrorism in the country and what can be done to prevent it.
Amr Abdallah Dalsh
Religious state institutions wanting to address the rhetoric of violence in the name of religion must begin by reforming their relationship with the state.
The Conversation Global asked scholars from around the world what they thought of Emmanuel Macron's victory, and what means for their country.
Emmanuel Macron, who will soon become eighth president of the Fifth French Republic.
Macron's win showed France is internationalist, outward looking, pro-EU and free market-oriented; Le Pen's rise revealed that it's also nationalist, protectionist, anti-EU and suspicious of outsiders.
An electoral poster of Emmanuel Macron, France’s centre-left presidential candidate, calling for unity.
France's two presidential candidates diverge markedly on many issues, but nothing is as divisive as France's relationship with the EU.
Shooting hoops in a French migrant camp.
Migration and asylum issues have come to epitomise France's political tensions and to reflect the critical decisions that will face its next president.
Quels seront les impacts des élections françaises sur la place de la France dans le monde ?
Guillaime Souvant, Eric Feferberg / AFP
Le premier tour du scrutin présidentiel en France a suscité un vif intérêt à l’étranger. Analyses en provenance de Turquie, d’Inde et d’Italie.
The first round of France’s 2017 presidential contest sent two political outsiders to the second round. What’s next in this key European election?
France must now choose between two candidates with strongly opposing visions. The outcome of the May 7 run-off could radically alter France, as well as its position in Europe and in the world.
Marine Le Pen and Emmanuel Macron have advanced to the second round in the 2017 French presidential.
Le Pen and Macron offer two totally different visions for France’s future and its relationship to Europe.
A road sign marks the start of the Elysee street near the Elysee Palace, the French President’s official residence, in Paris.
Europe has had a number of important elections over the past year, but for the EU none is as significant – or as potentially grave – as France's upcoming presidential election.
Turkish President Tayyip Erdoğan and his wife Emine greet supporters near Tarabya mansion in Istanbul.
Experts agree that Turkey is even further polarised after contested unofficial results show President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan has won the right to expand his powers.
Is Erdoğan (on the right) projecting himself as the next Atatürk (on the left), modern Turkey’s revered founding father?
Turkey's referendum could lead to a tremendous change in the country's political development, leading to an extremely autocratic regime.
US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson is welcomed by US Ambassador to Russia John Tefft.
US-Russia relations have hit their roughest patch since the Cold War. What's in store for the Trump administration's first official visit to Moscow?
A demonstration in Hamburg against deportations to Afghanistan in November 2016.
Can deportation ever really be 'humane and dignified'?
ISIS has claimed responsibility for the May 22 attack at a concert by pop singer Ariana Grande in Manchester, England, killed many teenagers.
Last night's terrorist attack in Manchester reveals the challenges facing European intelligence and security services in preventing people who use everyday things like cars to cause mayhem.
Prime Minister Mark Rutte saw off far-right challenger Geert Wilders.
EU leaders will breathe a sigh of relief after the centre-right saw off the populist threat.
Members of French presidential candidate Emmanuel Macron’s team have accused Russia of hacking the campaign.
Russia could undermine the idea of a shared European reality and sway three elections key to the future of the bloc.
Is Putin the new power broker in the Middle East?
Russia has managed to regain, at least in part, its role as a powerful interlocutor in the Middle East, which it lost after the fall of the Soviet Union.
2017 could be the year of the far-right in Europe, and spell the end of the EU.
Crossing the Mediterranean is dangerous, but so is war-torn Libya.
There are fundamental differences between Libya and Turkey, when it comes to returning migrants.