cartoon of ISIS militants putting up Marine LePen poster

French election anxiety is perhaps best expressed in cartoons


The already confusing and uncertain French presidential election just got a little more so.

The front page of satirical French weekly Charlie Hebdo, entitled "C'est Reparti" ("Here we go again") is displayed at a kiosk in Nice on February 25, 2015.

‘Charlie Hebdo has always been an anti-racist magazine,’ its editor says

What's Up Africa creator and host Ikenna Azuike playing three of his video personas. From left to right: the African strongman dictator, the ugly American in Africa, the Nigerian pastor preaching prosperity.

Ikenna Azuike skewers Africa’s corrupt rulers and seemingly unfunny problems

A carnival float by artist Jacques Tilly with a papier-mache caricature drives past revelers during the traditional 'Rose Monday' parade on Carnival in the western German city of Duesseldorf. "You can't kill satire," the sign reads.

German satire takes aim at Islamic extremism, despite fears

Jon Stewart interviews President Barack Obama in 2012.

Missing Jon Stewart already: ‘This guy ought to be on Mount Rushmore’

Pope Francis holds up a plaque with an image of Saint Theresa during a meeting with journalists on his flight from Colombo, Sri Lanka, to Manila in the Philippines on January 15, 2014.

Pope Francis says religious freedom trumps the right to free speech


Pope Francis told reporters today that anyone who insulted his mother could expect a punch. He was joking, but he was also making a serious point rooted in Catholic tradition.

Armandine Marbach takes part in a demonstration on January 7, 2014, supporting the French publication Charlie Hebdo

We’re not all Charlie


Who says we are all Charlie? Not Sandip Roy. Or Jeffrey Goldberg. Or, um, the Financial Times.

In Brussels, a woman holds a copy of Charlie Hebdo to pay tribute to the victims of a shooting at the offices of the weekly satirical magazine in Paris on January 7, 2015.

France reels after the Charlie Hebdo attack kills 12


Neither the occurrence of a terrorist attack nor the deaths of people who were widely loved was easy for France to bear on Wednesday. But as people gather in French cities to mourn, there are hopes that the attack on the Charlie Hebdo satirical newspaper will help spark a conversation about radicalism in France.

A man holds a placard which reads "I am Charlie" to pay tribute during a gathering at the Place de la Republique in Paris on the night of January 7, 2015, following a shooting by gunmen at the offices of the magazine.

Cartoonists speak out after slayings of colleagues in Paris

The shooting attack in Paris that left 12 people dead, including journalists with the satirical French newspaper Charlie Hebdo, sent waves of grief through the global community. Many responded in distinctive ways.

Marco Werman reads an issue of French satirical newspaper Charlie Hebdo he bought during a trip to France in 2011.

Marco Werman on why Charlie Hebdo matters


National Lampoon once came close, but there’s still nothing like Charlie Hebdo in the US. And they knew exactly what they were doing, as well as the risks involved.