| Nov 12, 2013
| 4:21 PM
By Michelle Nichols
UNITED NATIONS, Nov 12 (Reuters) - As Africa urges the U.N.
Security Council to take it more seriously, Rwanda plans to put
to a vote this week a draft resolution to defer International
Criminal Court trials of Kenya's leaders for one...
| Nov 12, 2013
| 2:38 AM
KIEV, Nov 12 (Reuters) - Ukraine is unlikely to resume
Russian gas imports suspended in a pricing row before the end of
the year, but has enough in storage and can sustain deliveries
to Europe, the Kommersant daily said on Tuesday.
| Nov 11, 2013
| 11:32 AM
LONDON – European and U.S. officials resumed negotiations Monday on a trans-Atlantic free trade agreement despite angry protests in Europe over American electronic spying and threats to call off the talks.
The five-day discussion in Brussels had...
| Nov 9, 2013
| 10:18 PM
March 1 the Obama administration asked Congress for trade promotion authority (TPA), also known as "fast track" for the president to negotiate trade treaties. It provides for only an up-or-down vote in both House and Senate, without amendment, within 90...
| Nov 8, 2013
It is not terribly surprising that Adolf Hitler hated most modern art, which he saw as "degenerate" and which he believed had been contaminated by the influence of, yes, the Jews. His taste ran more to the work of Eduard von Grützner, a Munich-based...
| Nov 7, 2013
| 9:28 AM
JOHANNESBURG, South Africa -- The leader of the rebel group M23, wanted by Congolese authorities for alleged war crimes, has surrendered to Ugandan authorities, according to local media and news agency reports Thursday.
Uganda's Daily Monitor cited an...
| Nov 5, 2013
| 2:14 PM
WASHINGTON — Speaking today on behalf of his "fellow broken people," Sen. Mark Kirk, who suffered a stroke in 2012, urged the Senate to ratify a United Nations treaty on the rights of the disabled.
Kirk, who is retired from the Navy Reserve,...
| Oct 30, 2013
| 5:36 PM
WASHINGTON — The expanding transatlantic scandal over U.S. eavesdropping on Europe's leaders and spying on its citizens has begun to strain intelligence relationships and diplomatic ties between allies that call each other best friends, according to...
| Nov 4, 2013
You've probably seen the images of dolphins caught in abandoned monofilament fishing nets, or of vast areas of plastic trash floating in remote waters of the Pacific, or of sea turtles consuming plastic bags that look remarkably like one of their favorite...
| Nov 4, 2013
| 2:00 AM
Shackled in a Baltimore courtroom and facing a 110-year sentence for murder and arson, Terrence Rollins-Bey stood defiant — talking over the judge and prosecutor in a series of outbursts.
"With respect to your honor, I object to everything you'...
| Nov 3, 2013
| 10:38 PM
WASHINGTON — This term, the Supreme Court will rule on important subjects from racial preferences to restrictions on political speech, but its most momentous case, to be argued Tuesday, concerns the prosecution of a Pennsylvania woman who caused a...