Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdogan is against allowing two Scandinavian countries to join NATO over what he deems their support of ‘terrorists.’ His opposition will test the alliance’s unity.
An anthropologist writes that despite best efforts, there is no guarantee that children may not have been exploited in the production process of chocolate.
The risk of dying changes over the course of a lifetime. Very high at birth, it falls and then gradually rises again… except for a peak after adolescence. Why such a statistical anomaly?
Politics have never been that far away from the Eurovision Song Contest. Since its inception, the annual event has reflected the political culture and geopolitical realities of Europe.
Has Putin hurt Russia by jolting Europe’s shift away from fossil fuels into high gear?
Emmanuel Macron’s success validates a strategy aimed at making him appear as the champion of the “progressives”, but it has only partially worked.
A victory of the far-right presidential candidate would be good news for Moscow, which has a long-standing history with Le Pen and her party.
A trial in France revealed how the platform’s algorithm established a subordination relationship between riders and the firm. Could we be witnessing the beginning of the end of “uberisation”?
French voters face a stark choice at the polls, but many are saying ‘non’ to both candidates.
The first round of the French presidential elections leaves the country’s party system in tatters and voters divided along three poles. What will happen in the second round is now anyone’s guess.
For the second time running, it is looking like the French presidential election will go to a runoff between centralist Emmanuel Macron and far-right Marine Le Pen.
A fractured opposition helped deliver a parliamentary super majority to Europe’s longest serving leader despite position on Ukraine.
Refugees must be given the chance to work and make a full life for themselves in host countries.
A historian looks back at a time when Ukrainians battled for control of the capital, but succumbed to a superior Soviet army.
The French president continues to talk to Vladimir Putin but he doesn’t appear to have made much difference to the conflict so far.
The Russian government used disinformation to fabricate a justification for invading Ukraine. A new campaign focused on biowarfare claims threatens to escalate the conflict.
Though its full impact is unpredictable, the withdrawal of France from Mali will have some likely effects.
European integration is often touted as contributing to peace – but Moscow has other ideas.
A study shows that the ambition to strengthen social dialogue is yet to be realised in France.
New relationships between energy, geopolitical security and climate change policy flowing from the invasion of Ukraine are beginning to emerge, and the implications could be enormous.