Iran in Retreat From Nuclear Deal
Plus: Hong Kong enters its second week of protest, Mexico begins its migration crackdown, and what to watch in the world this week.
Document of the Week: Facebook Disappoints Authorities—Again
The doctored Nancy Pelosi video hardly marks the first time the social media giant has faced backlash. Consider Germany in 2015.
Belgium’s Beijing Embassy Calls Chinese Cops on Uighur Family
Belgian officials say their small country can't risk offending China.
U.S. Blames Iran for Tanker Attacks
Plus: Expert committee convenes on Ebola, Boris Johnson inches closer to the prime minister's office, and the other stories we're following today.
Hong Kong’s Last Stand
Plus: Mexico faces new pressure on immigration, Germany meets with Iran, and what to watch in the world this week.
May Leaves, Brexit Remains
Plus: Hong Kong prepares for protest over mainland extradition, Ethiopia tries to mediate in Sudan, and the other stories we're following today.
German Politics Discovers YouTube
A blue-haired 20-something music-mashup influencer has sent Angela Merkel’s party into a tailspin.
Trump Arrives in London
Plus: Mexico prepares to meet U.S. officials over trade, a threat to Merkel's ruling coalition, and what to watch in the world this week.
How European Politics Is Fracturing
Sunday’s vote shows that mainstream centrist parties are losing their traditional constituencies as voters hunger for new voices.
Leaders Meet Over EU’s Future
Plus: Netanyahu faces a deadline to form a coalition, a mass stabbing in Japan, and what to watch in the world this week.
Fear of Prolonged U.S.-China Trade War Rattles Markets
Some financial analysts warned that if trade talks between the countries collapse—and tariffs remain high—the global economy could move toward recession.
‘The Dominant Voter’ in European Elections Is the ‘Confused Voter’
European elections this month are not simply a faceoff between anti-EU and pro-EU forces, says Mark Leonard of the European Council on Foreign Relations.
No Democracy Is an Island
If Washington thinks that affirming flawed votes and the leaders who benefited from them abroad isn’t harming the health of democracy at home, it is mistaken.
Erdogan’s Long Arm in Europe
Turkey is seeking influence and votes throughout the EU and spreading ideas that imperil efforts to integrate the Turkish diaspora.
The Kids Are Taking Charge of Climate Change
Teenagers around the world are protesting in unprecedented numbers—and making governments nervous.
Europe Gets Its Competition With China All Wrong
Protecting the liberal order won’t be enough. The EU will also have to challenge China for influence around the world.
Could NATO Be the Downfall of Angela Merkel’s Government?
A fight over defense spending could soon split Germany’s ruling coalition.
Germany’s Cold War Enemies May Become Partners
In eastern Germany, center-right Christian Democrats are considering teaming up with far-left former Communists.
Build the Wall—To Keep Out the BMWs and Benzes
Trump’s threatened trade war against European cars would hurt America most.
Hitler Loved Speed Limits
Germany’s unregulated highways might be the most irrational aspect of its modern identity—but you can’t blame it on the Führer.