France accused of manipulating the economies of African countries that use the CFA franc, a colonial-era currency backed by the French treasury.
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Three-time Italian premier, Berlusconi popular for rebounding from legal woes, personal scandal, heart trouble & political setbacks, runs for parliament.
To defect to the South is an “obligation, not a choice” for North Korean diplomats committed to unification, Thae said, calling Seoul “the outpost” for that task.
Italy’s leaders affirm their commitment to a free press as journalists protested against insults from prominent figures in the governing 5-Star Movement.
euroskeptic populists won elections in Hungary and Italy, and as the EU confronts Poland’s right-wing government
In an election campaign dominated by men of major parties, several women are battling hard to make an impact
The maverick, anti-establishment Movimento 5 Stelle is the brain-child of stand-up comic Beppe Grillo
Apathy and extremism are fruits a political system that has renounced any vision or passion for the future
Italy’s young adults will likely prove crucial in determining the outcome of the country’s March elections, and