| Oct 2, 2012
Mikheil Saakashvili, the pro-Western president of Georgia faced with increasing protests among his people, conceded defeat after preliminary election returns showed the opposition had won control of parliament and the right to name a powerful new prime...
| Oct 1, 2012
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| Nov 7, 2012
Russian President Vladimir Putin sent a congratulatory telegram to President Obama on what he termed “an ever so weighty victory gained with such a wide margin.” Putin stressed the results achieved in Russian-U.S. relations in recent years and...
| Nov 27, 2008
For a country forever transformed by its relationship with the former Soviet Union, the arrival of Russian President Dmitry Medvedev today could be seen as a distant son's reunion with an estranged parent.
Cuba was indelibly changed by its nearly 40-year...
| Apr 22, 2009
Today's topic: Was President Obama right or naive to call for a world without any nuclear weapons? Andrew Grotto and Gabriel Schoenfeld debate the future of U.S. policy on nuclear proliferation.
The world is waiting on the U.S. Point: Andrew Grotto...
| Apr 28, 2009
| 7:12 AM
Legendary Russian ballerina Ekaterina Maximova, who graced the stage of the Bolshoi Theater for 30 years, died today. She was 70.
The theater said Maximova died at home and no cause of death was immediately determined. She had been working as a ballet...
| 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...
| Jul 7, 2009
President Obama today called on Russians to put aside their former roles as Cold War foes of the United States and join together to work to curb nuclear weapons and to improve the economic and social lives of people around the globe.
In a far-reaching...
| Sep 23, 2009
President Barack Obama's vision of international diplomacy is about to get the scrutiny of the world, as his promise of a new day is slamming into conflicts of old.
Obama on Wednesday gives his first speech to the United Nations General Assembly, a forum...
| Sep 29, 2009
Representatives of six major world powers and Iran will begin talks on the Islamic Republic's nuclear program when they meet Thursday. Here is a primer on the issues to be discussed.
Who will participate in the talks in Geneva?
The discussions will be...
| Jun 28, 2010
| 6:56 PM
Federal officials charged 11 people on the East Coast as secret agents of Russia on Monday in an multiyear investigation that turned up allegations of a vast undercover network designed to collect fresh information for Moscow, including new U.S. nuclear...