Italy heads to the polls – will the far-right come to power? Plus: the response in Ukraine to Russia’s mobilization, the latest technology news and Lisbon’s celebration of artisanal craftsmanship.
Vladimir Putin mobilizes more troops in the biggest escalation of the war in Ukraine since the invasion. Plus: protests in Iran continue after the death of a woman in police custody, the latest climate news, and the Zürich Film Festival kicks off.
The Globalist heads to Uzbekistan for the latest on the meeting between Xi Jinping and Vladimir Putin. Plus: the Aukus security pact, one year on; how the EU plans to manage big tech; and Andrew Mueller’s round-up of the week’s news.
Xi Jinping’s first overseas trip since the pandemic: what’s at stake? Plus: the EU’s energy crisis plan, a flick through today’s papers and a special interview with the CEO of the British Fashion Council.
Ukraine pushes back: we get the latest on the counteroffensive in Kharkiv. Plus, the turbulent relationship between Albania and Iran, what we know about the Mar-a-Lago investigation and Germany’s Autobahn.
More US lawmakers visit Taiwan, defying China’s warnings. Plus, Emmanuel Macron seeks to mend ties with Algeria, an update from Ethiopia as fighting continues in northern Tigray, and Andrew Mueller’s unique assessment of what we learnt this week.
As winter approaches, we look at Vladimir Putin’s strategy in Ukraine and whether European solidarity can withstand soaring energy prices.
Plus: victories for gay rights in Singapore and Vietnam, the global impact of a strike at the UK’s biggest container port, and a check-in from the Formex interior design event in Sweden.
As Indonesia celebrates its independence day, we discuss President Joko Widodo’s plan to act as a diplomatic bridge between Russia and Ukraine. Plus: French troops officially leave Mali, cartel-driven violence in Mexico and the latest aviation news.
Russia turns down Switzerland’s offer to represent Ukraine’s interests in Moscow. Plus: North Korea declares victory over coronavirus, the latest on Kenya’s general election and highlights from the Edinburgh Festival Fringe.
Zelensky urges Western nations to ban all Russian travellers. Plus: Poland toughens its rhetoric in its standoff with Brussels, a look at the life and legacy of the late Japanese designer Issey Miyake and a flick through today’s papers.