Niger’s Coup Threatens to Spark Wider Violence

The junta consolidates power while its neighbors weigh their next steps.

France on Fire

Plus: Western leaders struggle to figure out how to make Russia pay for its invasion of Ukraine.

France Rages Over Pension Reforms

‘It’s perhaps not the moment to take a trip to Paris.’

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Emmanuel Macron Likely to Lurch Left

Following parliamentary elections, the French president's new political coalition gives him only one option for getting work done.