How a mayor set out to save a Sicilian city from neglect and Mafia influence.
Italian politics these days is like Sunset Boulevard meets Jurassic Park.
The developed world could make a big difference to the global economy simply by helping migrants to do what comes naturally: send money home.
Why you should be embarrassed by the fascination with Kate Middleton's womb.
Britain embraced austerity instead of following the advice of its own economic giants. What was David Cameron thinking?
How Benjamin Netanyahu lost friends and Mahmoud Abbas influenced people.
France's conservative party is falling apart. Can Nicolas Sarkozy return to rescue it?
Latin America's economic growth and Europe's debt crisis have turned Ibero-American relations upside down.
Carne Ross's quixotic crusade to help emerging nations get their seat at the table.
FP's Global Thinkers weigh in on the year gone by and what's on the horizon for 2013.
The billionaire investor wants to understand what it means to live in a world that we cannot fully understand.
Britain's Conservatives are rolling out the red carpet for Vladimir Putin's wealthy oligarchs.
European politicians are talking tough about intervention in the Middle East. If only they had a plan.
Why does the planet's No. 1 spy never go to the really dangerous places?
Why Obama won reelection when virtually every other incumbent in the West has been bounced from office.
Europe is facing an existential crisis, and it's time the United States recognized it.
What's the secret of Austria's singular success, while the rest of Europe's economies founder?
What happened the last time America got bogged down in North Africa.
Why Obama and Romney are both afraid to talk about the mess in Europe.
How the administration has tightened relations with Warsaw.
The return of French anti-Semitism is a lot scarier than just a few nasty tweets.
It's time to stop deriding the Americans who refuse to vote. They're trying to tell us something.
Will David Cameron be the prime minister who lost the United Kingdom as we know it?