December 10, 2019
As EU accession talks with Albania and North Macedonia falter, the bloc’s commitment to expansion has come under increasing doubt.
December 5, 2019
The summit will feature the highest-profile talks in years on the war between Ukraine and Russia-backed separatists, but the parties will have to bridge major divides to find a permanent end to the c…
November 26, 2019
Washington’s request that Seoul pay more for their military alliance has heightened tensions between longtime allies and poses risks for regional security.
October 30, 2019
Iraq’s struggling economy and government corruption sparked the protests, in which hundreds have died. The governing elite appears shaky, and the stability of the country is at stake.
October 18, 2019
Canada’s federal election poses a stiff test for the governing Liberal Party, with implications for its global role on issues such as climate change.
October 14, 2019
Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban’s party has become the symbol of European populism. How will Europe’s mainstream parties respond?
October 4, 2019
The United States and Japan have agreed to a trade deal, but critics say the deal isn’t as good as what it replaced.
October 2, 2019
An outbreak of a lung illness linked to vaping is raising the pressure on countries to rein in the booming e-cigarette industry.
September 20, 2019
Plans to cut greenhouse gas emissions and reach carbon neutrality, to be announced during the 2019 summit, could be an important milestone in the global fight against climate change.
September 16, 2019
The attacks on the sprawling Saudi oil facility bear all the hallmarks of an Iranian operation, marking a dangerous new phase in Gulf tensions.