| Dec 11, 2013
| 1:33 PM
Three world leaders -- a white conservative, a black liberal and an unpretentious woman governing the happiest country on Earth -- mirthfully huddled together for a photo capturing a momentous event.
Nelson Mandela would have been pleased.
| Dec 12, 2013
| 11:57 AM
KIEV, Ukraine -- As thousands of pro-European-integration protesters were rebuilding barricades in Kiev's Independence Square which were destroyed the previous day by police, Russian President Vladimir Putin maintained a focus Thursday on Ukraine....
| Dec 13, 2013
| 1:55 PM
KIEV, Ukraine — After more than three weeks of street protests against his rule, Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovich on Friday met with opposition leaders, who came away declaring that little had been achieved.
“Talking to these high-...
| Nov 27, 2013
| 12:00 PM
ROME -- The Senate in Italy voted to eject Silvio Berlusconi from its ranks on Wednesday, bringing a temporary end to the parliamentary career of the three-time prime minister who has dominated the country's politics for two decades.
With insults flying...
| Oct 8, 2013
| 8:30 AM
NEW DELHI -- Myanmar on Tuesday released 56 political prisoners, according to local media quoting government officials, part of a pledge to free all political detainees by the end of the year.
The prisoners, including more than a dozen from Myanmar&...
| Oct 10, 2013
| 11:32 AM
JERUSALEM – Asking politicians whether they ever smoked pot can produce answers that range from silly to squirming. But when Israeli opposition leader Shelly Yachimovich was asked the question this week, she just said, “yes.”
| Oct 10, 2013
| 5:38 AM
LONDON -- In a possible preview of Friday’s Nobel Peace Prize announcement, the European Union awarded its top human rights prize Thursday to Malala Yousafzai, the Pakistani teenager who was shot by the Taliban for championing education for girls....
| Oct 15, 2013
| 3:34 AM
JERUSALEM — With talks between Iran and six world powers set to resume in Geneva on Tuesday, Israeli leaders issued a stern warning to the so-called P5 Plus One diplomatic group: don't ease pressure on Iran.
It would be a "historic mistake" to...
| Oct 16, 2013
| 10:39 AM
LONDON — The Greek parliament voted overwhelmingly Wednesday to strip six lawmakers from the Golden Dawn party of their immunity from prosecution as authorities continued cracking down on the neo-fascist group, which has been blamed for a spate of...
| Oct 17, 2013
| 8:19 AM
LONDON — Confronted with mounting concern over possible violation of civil liberties, lawmakers in Britain said Thursday for the first time that they would hear evidence from the public in their examination of the mass spying conducted by American...
| Oct 18, 2013
| 12:01 PM
JOHANNESBURG, South Africa -- Kenyan and Norwegian authorities are investigating the possible involvement of a 23-year-old Somali-born Norwegian in a devastating attack last month on a shopping mall in Kenya, officials said Friday.
The Somali terror...