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Monocle 24: The Foreign Desk

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Monocle 24: The Foreign Desk

Can the far-right govern in Europe?

Voting for the far-right is no longer merely a protest for many. After the EU elections, we look...

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Explainer 421: Israel and the UN

Andrew Mueller explains whether Israel’s prime minister, Benjamin Netanyahu, will adhere to the...

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India and its neighbours

Narendra Modi has secured a third term as India’s prime minister despite losing more votes than...

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Explainer 420: Claudia Sheinbaum

Mexico has elected its first female president, Claudia Sheinbaum. But, as Andrew Mueller...

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Georgia’s uncertain European future

Georgia has been gripped by protests as its parliament has passed a law that will force many of...

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Explainer 419: Is Armenia conceding to Azerbaijan?

Andrew Mueller explains why Armenia’s prime minister, Nikol Pashinyan, has given villages to...

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Where did things go wrong for South Africa’s ANC?

The African National Congress looks likely to win South Africa’s upcoming election, despite...

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Explainer 418: Big trouble in New Caledonia

France and New Caledonia have seen better days. Andrew Mueller explains France’s role in the...

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The Black Sea

Russia celebrated its annual Black Sea Fleet Day with a notably smaller fleet in Sevastopol than...

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Explainer 417: Catalonia’s fading separatist spirit

Andrew Mueller explains how the most recent Catalonian elections show that voters’ nationalist...

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Will the Baltics be next?

Olaf Scholz visited the First German Brigade, which is stationed in Lithuania as part of Berlin’s...

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Explainer 416: Panama’s proxy president

Panama has voted José Raúl Mulino as its new president. Andrew Mueller explains how, in reality,...

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Calling it quits

Why do leaders resign early? We speak with Pat Leahy of ‘The Irish Times’, Jacinda Ardern’s...

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Explainer 415: Does peacekeeping work?

As UN peacekeepers are being forced to leave the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Andrew Mueller...

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Europe’s revival

How has the war in Ukraine affected EU integration? And has Europe’s political and strategic...

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Explainer 414: Who are the Netzah Yehuda?

Andrew Mueller explains why the US government is placing sanctions on an ultra-Orthodox group of...

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Delphi Economic Forum 2024

A special edition from Delphi about a newly confident Greece and its Balkan neighbours. Andrew...

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Explainer 413: Iran and Israel

Andrew Mueller explains why Iran delivered a missile strike against Israel and the potential...

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Mice that roar

Global events tend to be shaped by the great powers: those countries with vast territories,...

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Explainer 412: Going for gold

Zimbabwe is introducing its new official currency, the ZiG, which is tied to the country’s gold...

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