While heads of state have encrypted mobiles and other secure lines for work, many can't resist using regular smartphones for everyday life — making them susceptible to espionage.
President Barack Obama must be used to the drill by now — picking up the phone to get an earful from another foreign leader venting at rampant U.S. spies.
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A towering squat on the outskirts of Rome with an ever swelling population of hundreds of refugees has become the squalid emblem of a failing system that is haunting this week's EU summit.
Mozambique's ex-rebellion is too weak to force a new civil war and its recent return to arms is a desperate bid to grab a share of the energy bonanza reshaping the country, analysts said.
Syrian President Bashar al-Assad is feeling strengthened as international pressure on his regime appears to ease amid growing Western fears of an Islamist takeover and unwavering Russian support, analysts say.
After a career spent repairing trains, Francisco Marcos Gallego once thought he and his wife would end their days in comfort. Instead they are struggling to support their unemployed son and his children.
An explosion rips through a chemical weapons depot. Bleeding victims stumble out of the building and scream for help.
U.S. presidents are used to deference and barking orders — not wiping egg from their faces.
French President Francois Hollande has been attacked from all sides for offering a deported Roma schoolgirl the chance to return to France without her family, ceding ever more ground to his ambitious Interior Minister Manuel Valls.
Lebanese ex-hostage Ali Termos says his Syrian rebel captors moved him 13 times during his 17-month ordeal, constantly stringing him along with the lie that freedom was hours away.