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If policymakers care about a vibrant news media, they need to ensure the freedom, funding, and future of independent professional journalism.
An anti-Brexit protester speaks during a demonstration.
Back in 2016, the Brexit vote and US presidential election seemed like a nationalist one-two punch that could knock out the European Union. Instead, EU support actually rose, new research shows.
Members of the Central American migrant ‘caravan’ at the Mexican border city of Tijuana.
The number of countries withdrawing seems to be growing by the day.
Des employées de ménage nettoient la galerie du Tate, à Londres, en 1960, avant l'ouverture d'une rétrospective Picasso. Le tableau
La Toilette, daté de 1938 est visible au-dessus. Le regard porté par la société sur les employés domestiques ne progresse que trop lentement.
L’instantané de visibilité que procure la couverture médiatique sur la traite des personnes laisse largement dans l’invisibilité l’enjeu plus large et plus diffus des formes d’abus ordinaires.
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New research has shown how easily online polls can be manipulated.
Though British officials have foiled far more terrorist plots than they’ve missed, the United Kingdom is on edge after its fifth terrorist attack this year alone.
The September 15 London train bombing that injured 30 was the UK's fifth terror attack this year. A security expert looks at why Europe has been seeing more frequent and bloodier jihadist assaults.
Turkish Muslims pray near Fatih Mosque in Istanbul during a protest against the attacks on the Muslim people in Arakan in Myanmar.
Turkey’s humanitarian response to Rohingya's crisis highlights President Erdoğan ambition to appear as a world champion for Muslim rights.
Oxfam’s Big Heads depict G20 leaders take part in protests ahead of the G20 summit in Hamburg.
G20 meetings are usually bland, tightly-scripted affairs. Donald Trump has changed all of that with his retrenchment on climate change, free trade and internationalism.
The “Door of Europe” monument, which commemorates migrants who died on their journey, is seen on the southern Italian island of Lampedusa.
The island of Lampedusa in Italy has become the symbol of how a community can welcome migrants — for better or for worse.
French President Macron attends a ceremony marking the 77th anniversary of de Gaulle’s resistance call of June 18, 1940.
Despite a low voter turnout, the new French president has a solid majority in parliament. He will need it to push his reforms at home and in Europe.
Migrants arrive in the coastal city of Tripoli, Libya, May 26, 2017.
Migrants crossing Libya to reach Europe increasingly face violence and human traffickers.
‘Pulse of Europe’ supporters hold banners before a meeting between Angela Merkel and Emmanuel Macron on May 15 2017 in Berlin.
Even if populist movements have been turned back in a few European elections, populism is not going to disappear. The EU needs a strategy to contain it.
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 Palm Sunday bombings of Coptic churches in Egypt last month once again put Islamic terrorism in the spotlight and left officials wondering 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 ?
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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.