Reforming the retirement system is necessary, but must be be done in a way and at a pace that won't tear an already divided French society further apart.
I'm not sure the exact date, but it was the month of July when my then wife-to-be Claudine and I climbed the 400 steps of Notre-Dame, only to be startled by the sudden (very) loud ringing of the ...
If societies really want to tackle inequality, they'll need to do more than just improve access to new technologies.
President Trump's erratic strikes against the world's trading regime require a collective response, as unilateral state reprisals cannot check an "arrogant" U.S. administration.
Medically assisted procreation is restricted by law in Italy to heterosexual couples. A La Stampa reporter posed as a woman seeking to get pregnant and found dozens of willing men online.
PARIS — We've seen the employee of the future … and she's pale, red-eyed and hunchbacked. A recent article and a spooky life-size doll named Emma showing what can happen to the human body ...
Darwin may have poked a hole in the Christian creation myth. But historically speaking, the relationship between science and religion has been far more nuanced than most people imagine.
The Asian giant still trails the United States economically, but it is now the world leader when counting total number of embassies and consulates. Bad news for Taiwan — and for the rest of the world?
Green Or Gone Why Flood Gates Alone Won't Save Venice
Green Or Gone Greta's Right, Our World Leaders Still Don't Get It
The weakness of institutions in Mexico once gave its presidents leeway to reform the state. Today President López Obrador is using it as a tool to accumulate more and more power of his own.
The editor of Mada Masr, a Worldcrunch partner publication based in Cairo, explains how they wound up making news itself last month.
From Venezuela to Hungary, populist leaders are carving away at fundamental checks and balances in slow and often subtle ways.
A facility that opened last year in the northern city of Monza offers residents a fleeting respite from the lonely, disorienting effects of dementia.
MOSCOW — Last month, the Interior Minister of Cyprus Constantinos Petrides announced the revocation of 26 "citizenships by investment" that had been granted before stricter criteria of this ...
Sure, there's the Taj Mahal. But at this moment in the Jain temple of Ranakpur, in northwestern India, everything an amateur photographer like myself could ask for fell into place: the whiteness ...
A closer reading of the Pope's recent treatise that challenges the way contemporary culture sees poverty in society.
More and more Kenyan farmers are growing avocados, the native Mexican fruit that are both profitable and relatively easy to produce. But global competition is fierce.
Traditional ideas about marriage still hold some sway among the Chinese, but more and more, couples are finally giving love a chance.
It's about the money ... (and other stuff)
Colombians are the latest in Latin America to take to the streets, in what may be the "first clang of the bell" of many aimed at President Ivan Duque.
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