Criticism by U.K. Prime Minister Cameron of proposals by French President Hollande to hike tax rates on the rich sparked irritation in France; a closer look reveals that the U.K. is hardly the Thatcherite paradise the posh Cameron …
Rights groups say authorities in the northwestern Romanian city of Baia Mare forcibly evicted hundreds of ethnic Roma, or Gypsy, people and relocated them to a run-down chemical plant where many fell ill
A bid to have Bethlehem’s Church of the Nativity declared a World Heritage site by Unesco may not be driven simply by cultural concerns
The nonpolitician who became Prime Minister has been bogged down by — surprise — politics. But the pols know that if they don’t play nice, the economy will eventually get all of them
Can Apple navigate the opportunities and perils of the Middle Kingdom?
Stories of note today: Western intervention in Syria, Pakistan’s political dramas and more deadly protests by Tibetans in China.
Antonis Samaras opposed a bailout and then voted to support another. Now prime minister, he must figure out a way to bring the Greek economy back from the dead
Prosecutors in the case of Anders Breivik, the man responsible for one of the worst massacres in Norwegian history, asked he be consigned to psychiatric care rather than prison. But the debate over Breivik’s sanity will only grow.
The Yemeni army has had remarkable success evicting the terrorist group from towns it held. But military cohesiveness is weak–and a suicide bomber managed to kill the leader of the campaign.
The death of a Nigerian man in the southern Chinese megacity of Guangzhou — allegedly when he was in police custody — sparked a protest by Africans living there, raising tensions in a country still uncomfortable with racial difference
Among today’s required reading: Western web attacks on Iran, the Bo Xilai story just keeps giving and testy exchanges between the U.K. and Argentina in Mexico.