It was enough even for the normally unflappable European Union President Donald Tusk to start losing his cool. He stuttered and staggered his sentences, as he assessed what Russian President Vladimir Putin was doing to the EU's brittle sense of unity.
Inside a remote island prison in Indonesia, two Australians facing death by firing squad await word of their fate. To some, they are ruthless drug smugglers who deserve to die. To others, rehabilitated do-gooders who deserve to live. The question of which characterization is correct has threatened ties between two once-close countries, both convinced they are right.
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Hillary Rodham Clinton says that if she pursues the presidency again, it will be different this time around.
Iranian-backed Shiite militias and Sunni tribes have joined Iraq's military in a major operation to retake Saddam Hussein's hometown from the Islamic State (IS) group, while the U.S.-led coalition has remained on the sidelines.
With Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu facing a tough re-election fight in two weeks, the U.S. Congress has handed him an unprecedented boost with its effusive welcome to a message that resonates at home: Iran cannot be trusted as a threshold nuclear state.
The world's central banks are injecting a new complication into the Federal Reserve's decision on when to raise interest rates from record lows:
Legislative chaos and dysfunction still grip the U.S. Congress even though Republicans promised effective governance after taking control of both houses of the legislature. The battle over funding for the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) tells the tale.
As "Jihadi John," he was a terrifying figure, his identity concealed by a black mask, his threatening tone backed up by his oversize, serrated knife and his willingness to use it in the name of Islamic State and its self-declared caliphate.
For U.S. President Barack Obama, it will be a week to invoke America's civil rights struggles from past to present.
Satire, which was pushed to the fore following the Charlie Hebdo affair in January, is an irreverent art form that intends to shock, provoke and offend, aiming to elicit a change in perspective through sometimes taboo representations.