| Sep 26, 2014
| 2:41 PM
Denmark announced on Friday it will send seven F-16 fighter jets to take part in a U.S.-led military coalition attacking Islamic State militants in Iraq, and parliament in Britain approved British participation.
Danish and British jets will join a...
| Sep 19, 2014
| 8:52 AM
Scotland rejected independence in a historic referendum that threatened to rip the United Kingdom apart, sow financial turmoil and diminish Britain’s remaining global clout.
A vote for the 307-year union is a relief for millions of Britons...
| Sep 19, 2014
| 5:48 PM
The campaign signs are coming down. Gone are the colorful “yes” and “no” buttons that seemed to grace every lapel in Scotland. The dream of independence is dead, perhaps for a generation or more.
But though the status quo...
| Sep 19, 2014
| 2:29 PM
We mostly kept our pixels dark and our newsprint dry as Scotland's referendum on independence from the United Kingdom approached. In our lone editorial, two weeks ago, we noted that Americans who take strong stands on other people's secession movements,...
| Aug 23, 2014
| 3:00 AM
U.S. airstrikes that have helped Iraqi and Kurdish forces recapture a strategic dam and halt, at least temporarily, the advance of ISIS terrorists on the Kurdish capital of Erbil are a welcome pushback against a relentless enemy that for a time seemed...
| Sep 24, 2014
| 6:07 PM
The smile is still there, along with the optimistic patter, but Iranian President Hassan Rouhani is struggling with a much tougher task this week as he tries to duplicate last year's successful charm offensive at the United Nations General Assembly....
| Sep 25, 2014
| 3:05 PM
A masked Islamic State militant seen wielding a knife in videos at the beheading of two Americans has been identified, FBI Director James Comey said on Thursday, but he declined to give the person's name or nationality.
The videos released in August...
| Jul 15, 2014
| 10:31 AM
“It’s worse in England” is a comment I find myself making fairly often, usually when a fellow American journalist complains about restrictions on the press imposed by the Obama administration or a federal court. But I’d make the...
| Jul 21, 2014
| 11:00 AM
British Prime Minister David Cameron said Monday that he would press fellow European leaders to impose harsher sanctions on Russia in the aftermath of the Malaysia Airlines crash.
Cameron, who has been the most vocal Western European leader to...
| Aug 20, 2014
| 10:00 AM
United States security officials believe the Islamic State video purporting to show the beheading of American journalist James Foley is authentic.
"The U.S. Intelligence Community has analyzed the recently released video showing U.S. citizens James...
| Jul 7, 2014
| 10:53 AM
Germany's Marcel Kittel showed he may be the sprinter to beat at the Tour de France, speeding to his second stage win this year in Stage 3 on Monday as cycling's biggest race entered London before leaving England for France.
Rain doused riders at the...