February 13, 2020
A new coronavirus that originated in China has sparked fears of a potential pandemic, as health experts seek to answer questions about how it spreads.
March 12, 2019
The Good Friday Agreement has dampened sectarian tensions and brought stability to Northern Ireland since 1998, but Brexit negotiations and local political paralysis are throwing the region’s hard-wo…
October 10, 2018
The United States has long accepted refugees from around the world, but President Trump’s sharp cuts to refugee resettlement have sparked debate over the program’s national security implications.
February 14, 2018
Italy’s elections will shape the country’s response to economic stagnation, migration woes, and European integration, with repercussions across the continent.
January 19, 2018
The costs of hosting the Olympics have skyrocketed, while the economic benefits are far from clear. This has led to fewer states interested in playing host and a search for options to lighten the bur…
June 30, 2017
The G20 summit comes amid tensions over trade, climate, and refugee policy and increased uncertainty over the U.S. commitment to multilateral institutions.
January 31, 2017
President Donald Trump’s rejection of the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) has intensified debate over U.S. trade policy and its far-reaching effects.
October 28, 2015
Projected capital outflows are placing pressure on the currencies of some of the world most dynamic emerging markets.
September 23, 2015
An escalating migration crisis is testing the European Union’s commitment to human rights and open borders.
May 28, 2015
The U.S. air travel system is the most heavily used in the world, but it needs a much higher rate of investment to modernize and improve efficiency.