| Jul 13, 2008
President Bush's announcement that he will attend the opening ceremonies of the Beijing Olympics came in the wake of brutal crackdowns in Tibet and during a week when seven peacekeepers were murdered in the Darfur region of Sudan, where China continues to...
| Jul 29, 2007
Re "Giuliani, the federalist candidate," Opinion, July 25
Republican presidential candidate Rudolph Giuliani is right on the money. So many issues that should be solved at the state level have been captured...
| May 10, 2010
| 9:53 AM
LONDON -- In a dramatic bid to keep the Labour party in power, British Prime Minister Gordon Brown said Monday he will resign by September but first hopes to broker a pact with the third-place Liberal Democrats as part of a coalition government.
| May 11, 2010
Conservative leader David Cameron became Britain's youngest prime minister in almost 200 years Tuesday after Gordon Brown stepped down and ended 13 years of Labour government.
Cameron said he aims to form a full coalition government with the third-...
| Nov 2, 2009
| 8:01 AM
KABUL -- Afghanistan's election commission proclaimed President Hamid Karzai the victor of the country's tumultuous ballot Monday, canceling a planned runoff and ending a political crisis two and a half months after a fraud-marred first round.
| Nov 25, 2009
| 6:33 AM
President Obama will attend the international climate negotiations in Copenhagen next month, according to a senior administration official, a sign of the president's increasing confidence that the talks will yield a meaningful agreement to reduce...
| Nov 30, 2009
| 8:51 AM
Barack Obama has begun one of the toughest sales jobs of his presidency, privately announcing his sweeping overhaul of the U.S. Afghan strategy to top military and civilian advisers in Washington and Kabul as well as to key allies.
Obama is outlining his...
| Dec 2, 2009
| 9:15 AM
BRUSSELS -- European and other U.S. allies will contribute more than 5,000 new troops to the international force in Afghanistan, NATO's chief said Wednesday, declaring that the war is not America's alone.
Still, aside from Poland, the pledges came in...
| Dec 8, 2009
| 12:30 AM
COPENHAGEN -- This decade is on track to become the warmest since records began in 1850, and 2009 could rank among the top-five warmest years, the U.N. weather agency reported Tuesday on the second day of a pivotal 192-nation climate conference.
| Jun 1, 2009
Susan Boyle is in the spotlight again, but this time it's not for her famous singing.
The 48 year old singer has been trying to get used to all the media attention. "Britain's got talent" Judge Piers Morgan says Boyle was seeing doctors throughout the...
| Jun 6, 2009
President Barack Obama honored the valiant dead and the "sheer improbability" of their D-Day victory, commemorating Saturday's 65th anniversary of the decisive invasion even as he remakes two wars and tries to thwart potential nuclear threats in Iran...