| Oct 21, 2014
| 9:02 AM
Europe faces yet another recession, and the prospect is shaking global financial markets. To eliminate the persistent threat of collapse, Europe must drop the euro, and Germany must abandon mercantilism.
When the euro was adopted in 1999, domestic...
| Oct 17, 2014
| 3:07 PM
Russian President Vladimir Putin met with European leaders Friday, but little progress was made toward ending the bloodshed in eastern Ukraine. Putin continued to insist his nation bears no responsibility for the conflict that has taken more than 3,700...
| Oct 16, 2014
| 7:49 AM
A defiant Russian President Vladimir Putin joined Asian and European leaders in Italy on Thursday for talks intended to focus on trade but, like many diplomatic gatherings of the past six months, was being dominated by the deadly crisis in Ukraine....
| Oct 14, 2014
| 10:25 AM
The German capital will mark the 25th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall with a huge street party around the Brandenburg Gate celebrating the part ordinary people played in bringing down communism in eastern Europe.
The festivities for Nov. 9...
| Oct 11, 2014
| 4:30 PM
No amount of familiarity with whistleblower Edward Snowden and his shocking revelations of the U.S. government's wholesale spying on its own citizens can prepare one for the impact of Laura Poitras' extraordinary documentary "Citizenfour." Far from...
| Sep 30, 2014
| 11:45 AM
Pro-Russia separatists attacked Ukrainian government forces with Grad rockets and artillery in two unsuccessful attempts to seize the idled Donetsk international airport, Ukrainian security officials said Tuesday.
The concerted campaign to wrest...
| Sep 22, 2014
| 9:00 PM
The recent ceasefire between the Ukrainian government and Russian-backed separatists may slow the casualty count in Ukraine, but likely only temporarily. And, Sunday's well-attended public rally in Moscow against Russia's involvement in Ukraine, including...
| Jul 13, 2014
| 5:13 PM
The German team earned a reputation for calm and collected goal celebrations throughout the tournament. But Sunday, Germany let loose after being crowned World Cup champions, so German newspapers tried to capture the joy in the form of passionate,...
| Aug 18, 2014
| 4:50 PM
Immigrants can wind up working in amazing careers here in the U.S. Take three Germans who arrived in Chicago just two weeks ago. They proudly call themselves journalists. Astonishing — especially when you consider that they are only 9, 7 and 4 years...
| Jul 13, 2014
| 1:28 PM
RIO DE JANEIRO - From Buenos Aires to the Brandenburg Gate, millions of people were getting ready to watch Sunday's World Cup final between Germany and Argentina in Brazil.
In Rio de Janeiro, which is hosting the final, the party was already in full...
| Jul 14, 2014
| 2:07 PM
BUENOS AIRES, July 14 — Argentina's President Cristina Fernandez admitted on Monday she had not watched a single one of the country's matches in the World Cup soccer tournament, including the final, a blunder that some observers said exposed her...