At his news conference on Tuesday, U.S. President Barack Obama for the first time in years spoke about the controversial detention center at Guantanamo Bay, which he had promised to close when he first took office.
If there are two words that tense the jaws of European policymakers and prompt a concerned sucking of teeth, they are treaty change.
The victory in Iceland's election of parties who would spurn the European Union may keep the country isolated by cementing damaging currency controls in place.
Israel risks a loss of credibility over both its “red line” for Iran's nuclear program and its threat of military action, and its room for unilateral maneuver is shrinking.
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The factory collapse in Bangladesh that killed over 300 people this week is a stark reminder of the risks in the global retail industry's search for cheap production.
As detainees at the U.S. military prison in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, press ahead with a widening hunger strike nearly three months old, President Barack Obama has come under increasing criticism for his policy of force-feeding them.
In the United States, two Chechen immigrants are accused of the Boston Marathon bombings. In Canada, a doctoral student at a Montreal university is one of two non-citizens accused this week of plotting to derail a passenger train.
Months of paralyzing political deadlock seem close to an end in Italy with a new government possible within the week, but there are still questions over whether the stability can last.
Louisville, Kentucky: Friday morning, four Pakistani-American doctors dressed in business suits and medical scrubs sat in one of this city's most popular breakfast spots and fretted. At an adjacent table, a middle-aged woman grew visibly nervous when their native land was mentioned. One of the doctors, a 47-year-old cardiologist, was despondent.
In the end, nothing could persuade enough U.S. senators to approve the most significant gun legislation in two decades: