Maastricht, NAFTA, GATT....
Were there half a million or a million people marching in the Parisian drizzle on January 16? No one can say.
Voici le temps des assassins, the bilingual Algerians could exclaim, echoing Rimbaud, when nearly a year ago, their intellectuals began to be slaughtered by Islamic fundamentalists.
The description of Rifondazione Comunista here has been corrected as indicated in a correction that ran in the issue of May 2, 1994.
Six months after the storming of Russia's Parliament, Boris Yeltsin and his backers, domestic and foreign, must have second thoughts about the wisdom of the coup that climaxed in a massacre.
One of the first signs of old age, I'm told, is when a young woman offers you her seat on a bus (and the next stage, presumably, is when you accept it).
The arrival of French peacekeeping troops in Rwanda was rather like arsonists returning as the fire brigade.
Climatically hot, it is politically a very strange summer on this side of the ocean.
The longest reign in the history of the French Republic is coming to an end, possibly a premature one, with a sense of drama.
Capitalist euphoria proved short-lived in Europe. Five years ago we witnessed the collapse of the post-Stalinist empire, which folded with unexpected ease.