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.
Macron undertakes his first trip as president to Mali where the security situation has worsened despite French intervention four years ago.
The world’s media, which has in the past found Zambia uninteresting, are suddenly paying more attention to the impoverished nation, for all the wrong reasons.
There are groundswells of civic engagement in a handful of countries, but ensuring the survival of fundamental freedoms in these dangerous times will require a resistance that knows no borders.
Some US officials questioned the benefit of sending more troops to Afghanistan because any number would not be enough to turn the war-torn situation around.
A proposed law in Hungary to monitor finances of foreign-funded NGOs is another burden for the country’s civil society.
Other regions may be helpful to Erdogan for a short time, but they cannot substitute the economic and political contributions Turkey requires of Europe.
Balancing domestic expectations and delicate relations with neighbours while trying to deal with North Korea’s race to become a nuclear power will make for a challenging five-year term.
French voters should understand what it means to live in a country where autocratic populism is the rule.
The Kremlin wants to build strong alliances with “pro-Russian” forces in the West. In France’s upcoming election, Putin is placing his bets on two right-wing candidates for president.
Will the US end its aggressive counter-narcotics strategy, which has battered Latin America for four decades?