Interview: Looking at the world through a wide-angle lens

A conversation with Simone Somekh, author of "Grandangolo" (Wide-Angle), on the genesis of his debut novel.

/ February 21, 2018

Interview: An Italian novelist finds her home in Tokyo

Laura Imai Messina, an Italian author based in Tokyo, discusses her new novel, “I Dare Not Say The Joy.”

/ February 15, 2018

The 27-year-old dispute over the name “Macedonia” may soon be over

After decades of diplomatic crisis, Greece and the FYROM hope to settle over the use of the name Macedonia.

/ February 14, 2018

Review: “The Final Year” is a polished view of Obama’s foreign policy

Greg Barker’s new documentary is a guarded retrospective of President Obama’s foreign policy team that leaves much to be desired.

/ February 9, 2018

At last, a government for Germany

Last week, a panel at NYU discussed Germany’s seemingly never-ending coalition talks in Germany.

/ February 8, 2018

The dark side of the World Cup

How politics, corruption and human rights abuses are tainting the world’s favorite sports tournament.

/ February 6, 2018

Cyprus votes to re-elect its president in hopes of finding solution to peace process

Nicos Anastasiades, of the conservative Democratic Rally Party, was re-elected on Sunday.

/ February 5, 2018

Victims of forgotten genocide demand justice from Germany

Descendants of Namibia’s Herero tribe are asking for compensations through a US court.

/ January 29, 2018

The three words forbidden in Poland

On Friday, the lower house of the Polish parliament approved a bill which forbids people to link Auschwitz with Poland.

/ January 26, 2018

Victor Emmanuel III’s body returned to Italy while Aldo Finzi’s music played at Carnegie Hall

The king signed Mussolini’s Racial Laws, the same laws that interrupted the career of Aldo Finzi, a talented Jewish composer whose music has finally made it to New York.

/ December 18, 2017