Coup de Greed: Myanmar Generals Are Following The Money

How can you hold on to wealth if you are no longer in power?

United States

The Latest: Myanmar Police Joins Protests, 'Constitutional' Trial, 116 Year-Old COVID Survivor


What Ireland Can Teach Poland About Abortion Rights

The 2012 death of Savita Halappanavar, who was unable to get an abortion in Ireland, set off nationwide opposition to a ban on the procedure. What happens when a similar case arises in Poland?


Are Democracies More Susceptible To Pandemics?

Authoritarianism allows for swift, decisive action, and when it comes to controlling a viral outbreak, that may be an advantage. But that's only part of the equation.

United States

Bonjour President Biden: 26 Front Pages From Around The World

"Hope," "unity," "a new era," "democracy,"... Newspapers around the world reacted to the inauguration of the 46th President of the United States Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris, who were......


Post-Brexit, Tech And Trucks Make Port Of Calais "Smarter"

The customs border between the UK and the EU is back, with new rules and regulations, an influx of hastily trained agents, and a technology overhaul.


COVID Death Toll At 1.5 Million: A World United By Those We Lost

The COVID-19 pandemic has reached every corner of the planet, and we remember those we lost from more than 20 different countries.


EU v. Poland And Hungary: Why Brussels Would Never Dare

If Poland and Hungary fail to meet the high standards demanded by the European Union, it shouldn't just cut off their pocket money, it should suspend them. But that won't ever happen.


Pandemic Prompts Israel's Ultra-Orthodox Youth To Cut Loose

The COVID-19 crisis has upended normal routines and led some young Haredims to drop out of school, experiment with drugs and distance themselves from family.


How The "Conservatism" Of COVID Favors The Nuclear Family

In Germany and elsewhere, social distancing rules mean that people who don't fit the heterosexual, two-parent-household mold, aren't getting a fair deal.

United States

U.S. Elections Up In The Air: 41 Front Pages Around The World

As the world waits for the final results of the 2020 U.S. election contest between Donald Trump and Joe Biden, newspaper front pages around the world capture the "uncertainty", the "chaos", the "t......

Czech Republic

A Czech Exception? LGBTI Push For Progress In Central Europe

Attitudes are shifting in countries with both a communist past and strong Christian roots.

United States

Headlines And #Karma, World Reacts To Trump COVID Diagnosis

The news that Donald Trump has been infected with COVID-19 echoed around the world, making front pages and prompting a gush of wishes from leaders in all continents — and snark from many corners.......


COVID: The Second Wave Looks Just (And Nothing) Like The First

From Brazil to Canada, Finland to Israel, and well beyond, the impact of the new uptick in coronavirus is being measured across virtually every aspect of society.


How Sweden's Social Democrats Fell In Love With Amazon

"Amazon is ‘un-Swedish'..." Yes, in my country too, you'd probably hear something called osvenskt in one of those low-budget conference halls where "patriots" gather t......

United Kingdom

Europe On Iran: Why The Appeasement?

The European Union should explain why it is doggedly conciliatory with a regime in Iran that represents everything opposed to Europe's liberal democratic values,


'Joan Of Arc' In Exile: Can Tikhanovskaya Lead Belarus From Abroad?

Violent clashes continue to rock Belarus after opposition leader Svetlana Tikhanovskaya was forced to flee the country, following President Lukashenko's reelection.


Long Haul: Europe's Aviation Sector Needs More Than A Rescue

The pandemic has thrown the sector into a tailspin. But if European states are willing to work together, there's an real opportunity to revamp it — and help the planet in the process.


Angela Merkel, Last Act For Europe's Super Middle Manager

"The nation-state on its own has no future... " Angela Merkel's apparently ominous declaration in late May was actually part of what might be the strongest vote of confidence in rec......


Trump To Bolsonaro To Salvini: A Populist Aversion To Face Masks

MILAN — In our pandemic times, face masks......

New Zealand

New Zealand And Seven Other Nations Beating COVID-19 Odds

It was the kind of definitive piece of information that has been rare since the COVID-19 pandemic began: On Monday, New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern announced that coronavirus transmission......