Under fire for not moving faster to mend France’s economy, Socialist President François Hollande is both pushing for further stimulus spending while also trying to slash budgets.
There is a lot of hardship ahead but so far Merkel and the Germans like what they hear from the Greek Prime Minister. Will the honeymoon last?
A closer inspection of Greece’s austerity program, controversial take on U.S.-Pakistan relations and Mexico’s Supreme Court pleases human rights activists
Renewed urban violence in France and continuing instability of the euro offer reminders that economic disparities and widening divisions can only be remedied through the difficult work of integration
Tough reaction to project rioting in Amiens and resumption of controversial Roma deportations find French Socialist President François Hollande adopting security positions leftists once assailed his conservative predecessor …
Today’s choices: coup rumors in Egypt, the waning allure of the E.U. to its neighbors and fresh reports of unrest and arrests in Tibet.
A flurry of new economic data in Europe indicates that the slide of the euro zone toward recession isn’t as rapid as some had expected — though it is still steady enough to represent a major threat to the global economy
Fresh revelations against the Syrian regime, Pakistan promises military action in its tribal belt and yet more details on the basis for the federal probes into Las Vegas Sands’ Macau ventures.
Egypt’s president makes his move against the military, Germany mulls a referendum on the E.U. and Australia’s expert panel on asylum policy reports.
Today’s picks: recent history repeating itself in Pakistan, insider politics Japan-style and how a U.N. climate change compensation scheme went awry.
Today’s picks: resistance to Islamism in Mali, the illegal organs trade and more recriminations between China and the U.S. over the South China Sea.
Today’s required reading: Romney’s Euro vision, the London Olympics from Ai Weiwei’s point of view and reports of renewed repression in Mali.
U.K. Labour Party leader Ed Miliband arrived at the Élysée as the first British dignitary to call on French President François Hollande since the Socialist’s May election victory, generating speculation (and denials) that the …