| Mar 28, 2015
| 7:40 PM
We don't need to know the political or religious views of Germanwings co-pilot Andreas Gunter Lubitz to call his crashing of a crowded airliner into a mountainside an act of terrorism. And we don't need any further evidence to recognize a cruel irony:...
| Mar 28, 2015
| 1:35 PM
French and German foreign ministers joined international negotiations on Iran’s nuclear program here Saturday as the 18-month-old talks entered a tense endgame ahead of a Tuesday deadline.
While both Iranian and Western officials had set their...
| Mar 27, 2015
| 1:29 PM
News reports on accusations that Germanwings co-pilot Andreas Lubitz purposely brought down Flight 9525 over the French Alps have rushed to convict him.
"Andreas Lubitz (27), the Amok Pilot," ran Friday's banner headline in Bild, Germany's most...
| Mar 25, 2015
| 5:05 PM
French air accident investigators said Wednesday that they had extracted an audio file from the cockpit voice recorder of the Germanwings Airbus that crashed in the Alps with 150 people aboard.
U.S. officials confirmed that three Americans were among...
| Mar 9, 2015
| 8:28 PM
"If the euro fails, Europe fails.” Thus spake Angela Merkel. Unfortunately, the euro is failing, slowly. Even if Greece “grexits,” the Eurozone seems unlikely to fall apart right away. It is more likely to grind along like a badly...
| Mar 23, 2015
| 1:07 PM
Monday editions of the bestselling German tabloid Bild neatly summed up the complicated relationship being played out in talks between Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras and German Chancellor Angela Merkel.
As Tsipras arrived in Germany, Bild blared...
| Mar 20, 2015
| 3:21 AM
For the first time in nearly three years, the foreign ministers of China, South Korea and Japan will meet Saturday for trilateral talks that could pave the way for a new era of cooperation – or prolong festering animosities rooted in the World War...
| Feb 5, 2015
| 8:25 AM
In a new push for peace, the leaders of France and Germany headed Thursday to Kiev with a proposal to end the fighting in eastern Ukraine. The surprise move appeared aimed at heading off U.S. considerations of giving Ukraine lethal weapons, something...
| Feb 1, 2015
| 9:51 PM
As fighting escalates around the town Debaltseve in eastern Ukraine, a growing wave of civilians are fleeing their homes, taking the risk of being struck by stray projectiles on their way, and often leaving family members behind.
| Dec 18, 2014
| 8:28 PM
German researchers have discovered security flaws that could let hackers, spies and criminals listen to private phone calls and intercept text messages on a potentially massive scale - even when cellular networks are using the most advanced encryption now...
| Jan 9, 2015
| 9:38 PM
Key members of the French government will meet Saturday morning to decide on new measures aimed at thwarting a repeat of the attacks in Paris that culminated in a massacre of 12 people at a satirical newspaper, and a supermarket bloodbath that left four...