Europe

A bronze statue of Joan of Arc in the public space outside Reims Cathedral in France. (iStock/lucentius)
Mark Alpert January 16, 2020
The far-right nationalists who have used Joan of Arc as a symbol are missing her significance, writes the author of the novel “Saint Joan of New York.”
Zita Ballinger Fletcher January 14, 2020
Locating, identifying and burying these remains is no easy task and has been met with opposition for decades. Strong resentments are still present in countries whose people were victimized by the German army during World War II.
Ryan Di Corpo January 10, 2020
In response to the U.S. attack that killed Maj. Gen. Qassim Suleimani, Iran has announced it will enrich uranium beyond the restrictions of the 2015 nuclear deal.
Jenny Shank December 30, 2019
The horrors of abuse remain offstage, barely spoken of, yet the entire book is haunted by them.
Notre Dame kept Christmas going even during two world wars — a beacon of hope amid the bloodshed. Yet an accidental fire in peacetime finally stopped the Paris cathedral from celebrating Midnight Mass this year, for the first time in over two centuries.
Britain's Prime Minister Boris Johnson and opposition Labour Party Leader Jeremy Corbyn, right, walk through the Commons Members Lobby, during the state opening of Parliament, in London on Dec. 19. (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth, Pool)
Austen Ivereigh December 20, 2019
As dawn broke after polling day, it was clear that the Boris Johnson earthquake had shattered the “red wall” of Labour strongholds across north Wales and in England’s northwest, Midlands and northeast.