Global leaders and key NGOs gather in Istanbul on Monday for an unprecedented U.N.-backed summit aimed at transforming the world's response to humanitarian crises, despite skepticism the talks will have little impact.
Cuba is bracing for rough waters ahead as it navigates a political sea change in Latin America, where the left is fighting an outgoing tide.
Finance ministers and central bankers from the G-7 meet in Japan this week for talks likely to highlight a sharp divide over currency policy and how to breathe life into the wheezing global economy.
Former London mayor Boris Johnson's comparing the EU to Adolf Hitler highlights how Britain's in/out referendum campaign is growing increasingly bitter, with six weeks to go and polls suggesting a dead heat, experts said Monday.
Barack Obama's visit to Hiroshima next week has reignited an emotive debate over former U.S. president Harry Truman's epoch-making decision to drop the first atomic bomb.
America's "veepstakes" are under way. Running mates have not played a decisive role in helping win the White House in a generation, but will they do so this year?1 Comment
U.S. authorities and internet giants are boosting attempts to counter the Islamic State group's online propaganda, though it is unclear how effective these efforts are in hampering the jihadists' public-relations machine.
First a cease-fire in Syria, then aid and then -- who knows -- perhaps a political transition? Don't bet on it, analysts warn, saying Washington has put too much faith in Moscow.
So much for having good neighbors. South American leaders basically sat back and watched as Brazil's president Dilma Rousseff flailed and fumed and fought for her political life and ultimately lost, at least the first round.
He won Taiwan's largest-ever landslide victory, a safe pair of hands promising prosperity and stability -- but President Ma Ying-jeou leaves office this month caricatured as incompetent, aloof and wildly out of step with public sentiment.1 Comment