| Jun 3, 2015
| 9:34 AM
German Chancellor Angela Merkel says the Group of Seven summit later this week will focus on issues like the Islamic State group, Ebola and the Russia-Ukraine conflict.
In a newspaper op-ed published on Wednesday, Merkel says G-7 leaders will also...
| Jun 3, 2015
| 8:15 AM
Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi defended his government's human rights track record Wednesday, saying he was operating "amid very difficult circumstances" after Chancellor Angela Merkel criticized the country's widespread use of the death...
| Jun 2, 2015
| 9:14 AM
An Egyptian court on Tuesday announced a two-week postponement of its planned ruling on whether Islamist former President Mohamed Morsi should face the death penalty.
The announcement came hours after the reported arrests of two senior figures in Morsi&...
| May 28, 2015
| 12:39 PM
Hot on the heels of his election victory, Prime Minister David Cameron embarked on a whirlwind two-day tour of Europe aimed at renegotiating Britain’s membership in the European Union.
Cameron met with leaders in Holland and France on Thursday and...
| May 26, 2015
| 3:49 PM
Oprah Winfrey, Beyonce Knowles, Ellen DeGeneres and Taylor Swift have all found themselves in pretty impressive company now that Forbes has rolled out its world's most powerful women of 2015 list.
Eleven successful women in entertainment are among the...
| May 11, 2015
| 11:06 AM
Secretary of State John F. Kerry will meet Tuesday with Russian President Vladimir Putin and other Russian officials in the southern Russia city of Sochi, a State Department spokeswoman said Monday.
The Russian Foreign Ministry confirmed that Kerry...
| May 10, 2015
| 8:40 AM
German Chancellor Angela Merkel visited the Kremlin on Sunday to pay respects to the millions of Soviet lives lost in World War II and to press Russian President Vladimir Putin to use his influence with pro-Russia separatists to end the deadly conflict in...
| May 9, 2015
| 9:42 AM
Russia showed off new machines of war, including a highly sophisticated tank, on Saturday in the annual Victory Day military parade through Red Square that marks the surrender of Nazi Germany and the Red Army's key role in the defeat.
The Armata tank...
| Apr 7, 2015
| 11:55 AM
Czech President Milos Zeman has stirred criticism within his Prague leadership, divided the European Union, made isolated Russians gleeful and led to the U.S. ambassador to the Czech Republic being banned from Prague Castle.
The uproar, in a country...
| May 4, 2015
| 11:19 AM
European mediators have called an urgent meeting in Belarus for Wednesday to try to salvage a nearly 3-month-old peace plan for Ukraine, where intense fighting has resumed in recent days and both sides are reported to be gearing up for new offensives....
| May 3, 2015
| 10:57 AM
It was a shocking, horrifying "beautiful day."
Survivors and liberators alike recalled on Sunday the horror of the Dachau concentration camp and the overwhelming relief of its liberation 70 years ago. German Chancellor Angela Merkel pledged to keep...