| Oct 31, 2013
| 4:30 PM
Remember "Reach out and touch someone"? Well, President Obama did reach out and touch someone. The only problem is, the person he touched just happened to be Angela Merkel, chancellor of Germany. And she wasn't happy about it.
When she learned from Der...
| 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...
| Oct 25, 2013
| 7:30 AM
MESQUITA, Brazil — As Dilma Rousseff neared the end of her successful 2010 campaign to become Brazil's president, Jeferson Monteiro set up a parody Twitter account and began having fun at her expense.
When Rousseff took office and abandoned her...
| Oct 21, 2013
| 11:42 AM
LONDON — France reacted angrily Monday to a news report of mass electronic surveillance of its residents by the U.S. National Security Agency, summoning the American ambassador to explain what it called unacceptable treatment by a close ally....
| Oct 20, 2013
| 9:01 PM
MEXICO CITY — The U.S. habit of spying on Mexico extended to former President Felipe Calderon despite the close bonds he forged with his powerful northern neighbor, the German magazine Der Spiegel alleged Sunday.
Der Spiegel said its report was...
| Oct 13, 2013
| 9:00 AM
SAO PAULO, Brazil — As shoppers and businessmen pass by the 13-story office tower, a middle-aged man peers through a hole in a thick metal door, pulling back a heavy steel rod to allow in only members of the Movement of Housing for All.
| Sep 30, 2013
| 5:30 PM
El presidente de Venezuela, Nicolás Maduro, anunció hoy la expulsión de tres diplomáticos estadounidenses, a los que dio 48 horas para abandonar el país, por supuestamente alentar acciones para sabotear el sistema eléctrico y la economía del país.
| Sep 23, 2013
| 9:32 PM
"What did you do in Congress, grandpa?" "I fought against healthcare for the poor." "Oh. What's Hell like?" "I'm with friends, so it's OK."... Mark Harris How did people fly into blind rages about insignificant minutia before the internet? ....Jason......
| Sep 24, 2013
| 7:59 AM
Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff used her lead-off speech at the annual United Nations General Assembly on Tuesday to blast the United States for operating a worldwide spying network that she said violates the sovereignty of other countries and the...
| Sep 23, 2013
| 5:00 AM
WASHINGTON -- President Obama travels Monday to New York for a meeting of the United Nations General Assembly, where he is scheduled to sit down with world leaders and U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon. He will also address the General Assembly, focusing...
| Sep 17, 2013
| 12:57 PM
WASHINGTON -- A state visit to the U.S. by the president of Brazil was put on hold Tuesday in the latest diplomatic fallout from leaks by former National Security Agency contractor Edward Snowden about U.S. spying tactics. Documents leaked by Snowden...