Iranians and Turks are voting with their feet, but are these countries moving in opposite directions?
Which faction of Turkey's ruling party will emerge the strongest after the Istanbul protests?
The protests across Istanbul aren’t about Islamism, the elite, or even religion writ large -- they're a call for a real liberal democracy.
Visiting Brussels soon? A new museum offers a peek into the future to see how the European dream died.
The EU can't get its act together when it comes to a common foreign policy. But it's common economics that's screwed the Syrian rebels.
Does one obscure Austrian philosopher have the blueprint for the U.S. pivot to Asia?
How the cartography of Game of Thrones explains the world.
Just a few years ago, Gazprom had Europe eating out of its hand. But now, the energy giant -- and Putin's power base -- looks set for hard times.
Could a brand-new, anti-euro political movement threaten Merkel's quest for a third term?
Sure, it may seem as if Europe is down and out. But things are far, far better than they look.
The big spenders are wrong: Maintaining sustainable budgets is essential to economic growth.
Just one year into François Hollande's presidency, he's on the ropes and praying for a miracle.
How the plan to save Italy by cutting it into pieces was hatched at a small restaurant in Rome. Or so one could imagine…
She wanted Gorbachev to stop the reunification of Germany.
Photos of Margaret Thatcher from her days as one of the world’s foremost cold warriors.
Why Margaret Thatcher still makes life difficult for Britain's Conservatives.
What does it say about Germany today that in order to see some Jews you’ve got to go to a museum?
Hint: It's not Facebook's COO Sheryl Sandberg. She lives in Berlin and is key to solving the euro crisis.
What Mao and Stalin’s first awkward meeting tells us about Xi Jinping’s confident trip to see Vladimir Putin.
From Cyprus to Portugal, the common currency has been a disaster.
Cairo needs to tackle its subsidy addiction. And yes, it’s not going to be easy.
Could Boris Johnson actually end up as Britain's prime minister?