France

Macron and his wife Brigitte Macron visit a hospital in Normandy, on April 5, 2018 (CHRISTOPHE ENA/AFP via Getty Images)

Emmanuel Macron, l’ENA, and the old weird France

Paul Wells: Macron is closing the school known for churning out presidents, prime ministers and top public servants. What’s behind this assault on what made him?
Carla Bruni

Carla Bruni on fashion, feminism, and being a political first lady

In a wide-ranging Q&A, the French singer, model and former first lady of France discusses her activism and the complexities of being a political wife
Germany Europe Nationalists

The meaning of a meeting of Europe’s leading nationalist minds

In Koblenz, Germany, the leaders of Europe’s nationalist movement unite for an awkward political spectacle
French Far-Right Front National (FN) Party President Marine Le Pen Presents Her Wishes To The Press

The far right takes root in Europe

Will far-right populism become a mainstream view in European politics? France’s upcoming election will offer a first test.
France Migrants

Talking Brexit in the ’Calais Jungle’

Inside the growing refugee camp, the referendum and anti-immigration sentiment in the U.K. is no deterrent at all
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For French speakers, an unwelcome grammatical hat trick

New reforms to the French language say its speakers should end use of the circumflex in some words. Purists aren’t happy.
French soldiers patrol in front of the Sankore mosque in Timbuktu

Here’s how Canada can help France fight terrorism: Go to Africa

Canada could help in Africa if the new Trudeau government is looking for a way to shift military air resources now in Iraq
Yazidi Refugees In Syria Celebrate Liberation Of Sinjar From ISIL

After Paris: The new war on terror

Islamic State is doomed. But its military collapse could mark the beginning of something even worse.
Trudeau

Trudeau’s ISIS quagmire

While Canada’s allies renew their war on terror against Islamic State, the Liberals stick to a promise to withdraw our jets
Paris Attacks aftermath

’All of France is suffering’

Parisians are clinging to the ideals of fraternité and liberté. Still, on the streets, there are fears of dangerous divisions and more trouble to come.