A virtuous son or a vigilante murderer: the case of a man who killed a debt collector in defense of his mother has sparked heated debate in China, as an appeal court decides whether to uphold his life sentence.
Having a flutter on the horses in his local bar, Eric Belouet picks his favourites without hesitation. But when it comes to France's presidential election, he can't make up his mind.
The euro -- and her fervent wish to withdraw from it -- is a central theme of every stump speech by French far-right presidential candidate Marine Le Pen, topping her list of 144 election pledges.
Worries are whirring in Britain's smaller financial centers -- which together employ far more people than the glamorous City of London -- that the looming EU departure will lead to heavy job losses.
Donald Trump sat in the Oval Office on Friday evening in an unfamiliar position -- having to own failure.
The Republican Party's longstanding ideological divisions were laid bare in very public fashion this week, sinking President Donald Trump's Obamacare repeal plan and threatening other elements of his agenda.
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau was quick to welcome Washington's approval Friday of a major new pipeline from Canada into the United States, but observers say it creates political headaches for his administration.
Hong Kong will select a new leader on Sunday in a vote skewed toward Beijing that has once more opened up the city's political divisions.
As the EU turns 60 amid a divorce from Britain and other midlife crises, the question is increasingly not how it can bounce back, but how it can survive.
On free trade, globalization and multilateral organizations, the United States has done an about-face on international engagement, calling the vaunted "Washington consensus" into doubt.