A growing conflict and poor governance are both playing a role in the failure to protect Yemen’s cultural landmarks.
By pursuing their strategic goals in the region, the UK, US and an Arab coalition are indirectly contributing to the destruction of Yemen’s cultural heritage.
The next French president? Not likely.
With its share of the vote rising with each election, can the extreme-right party take power on its own? The example of the French communists during the postwar boom suggests otherwise.
Leader of the Front National, Marine le Pen, the morning after her party’s strong showing in the first round of regional elections.
France’s extreme-right party has national ambitions, but its lead in the first round of local elections puts it in direct contradiction with its long-proclaimed ideology.
History shows that for France, assimilation has always been a selective process and anything but universally applied.
A Syrian immigrant and his son after arriving on the Greek island of Lesbos, September 2015.
Do terrorists linked to Daesh slip into the groups of migrants streaming toward Europe? Our response to the Paris attacks and any potential manipulations shouldn’t fall on refugees’ heads.
What can a trader learn from a tweet?
Real-time analysis of Twitter data has been successfully used to predict elections, flu outbreaks and box-office results. So could it also be used on the stock market?
We must tackle the climate challenge by using economic tools to develop a consistent and equitable system for pricing carbon.
A worker at a coal power plant in China.
The greenhouse gases that cause climate change will take centre stage at the upcoming Paris climate talks. What are they and what are their effects?
#BrusselsLockdown: a time for armed guards … and cat pictures.
As is distant wars, journalists in France are now kept away from areas where security forces intervene against terrorists. Should this be welcomed?
Children light candles near the site of the attack at the Bataclan concert hall in Paris.
After November 13, teachers in France asked themselves how they could talk to their students about the violence. The answers are both creative and deeply moving.
Leighton Walter Killé/TCF
Social media were at the heart of the attacks in Paris, serving as tools of communication and also sources of information and emotion.
In the name of what?
The terrorists haven’t attacked us because of our colour or religion, they want to destroy our way of life.
The 2015 “Conference of Parties” in Paris will bring together 195 nations rich and poor as well as the EU to try and hammer out a definitive climate agreement. So how does it all work?
The haunted house at Disneyland Paris.
Disneyland Paris has lost money every year but one since it opened. So why doesn’t Disney shut it down?
Small but dangerous – and coming to the New World.
A small invasive fish known as the topmouth gudgeon has already wreaked havoc on European species and its arrival to the US and South America is only a matter of time.
Time for some real proposals on Greek debt.
Universitat Pompeu Fabra
The economist and author backs calls for a eurozone parliament.
The ancient city of Palmyra.
Khaled al-Asaad was a world renowned scholar before his death at the hands of Islamic State.
Traditional Romani dancing in Spain.
The only way to understand the Roma is to read their literature – it allows the authors to speak for themselves, and can change your perceptions.