The Italian prime minister has staked his reputation on Sunday's referendum to reform Italy's inflexible political system. But younger voters are lining up strongly against his vision, despite their desire for change.
Nearly two dozen migrants from the demolished "Jungle" camp in Calais are now living in a château in Chardonnay, France. While the village has been cool to the new arrivals, attitudes seem to be slowly changing.
The Rainbow Nation's decision to withdraw from the International Criminal Court highlighted its increasingly shaky support from governments across the continent, but their reasons are more complex than headline-grabbing claims the court is racist.
Rodrigo Duterte separation from US? The Philippines president says that he wants his country 'to be a part of the greater plans of China about the whole of Asia.' But that isn't necessarily a negative for the US.
The war of words over Syria – including accusations of Russian war crimes in Aleppo – has relations between Moscow and Brussels at their worst in years. But both sides recognize that nothing can be done without the other.
America’s international influence means that its elections matter far beyond its borders. The Clinton-Trump debate this week was scrutinized for inklings of what a Trump presidency in particular might mean.
Though the arms business is booming in France, it is doing so by selling to human-rights violators – drawing the ire of the UN. A separate leak of submarine data also has potential clients questioning France's reliability.
Politicians have failed to adapt their message to voters’ concerns that they are getting sidelined. That’s made it easy for populists to play on people’s concerns that they are losing control over their lives.