| Mar 21, 2015
| 12:20 PM
Secretary of State John Kerry Saturday urged a quick resolution of the international negotiations over Iran’s nuclear program, amid French warnings that too much haste could yield a bad deal.
In a rare hint of divisions between Western governments...
| Mar 10, 2015
| 2:48 AM
Two helicopters carrying French sports stars filming a popular European reality show crashed in a remote part of Argentina, killing 10 people, including two Olympic medal winners and a sailing champion, authorities said.
The helicopters apparently...
| Mar 7, 2015
| 8:41 PM
A masked gunman sprayed bullets in a restaurant popular with foreigners in Mali's capital early Saturday, killing five people including a French person and a Belgian national, officials and witnesses said.
Al Mourabitoun, or The Sentinels, a northern...
| Mar 2, 2015
| 7:19 PM
Gov. Jerry Brown collected just under $4,000 in gifts last year, including $200 in tequila from the president of Mexico, according to a state report released Monday.
The Mexican president, Enrique Peña Nieto, visited Sacramento in August, a few weeks...
| Mar 2, 2015
| 4:21 PM
Zineb El Rhazoui was vacationing in her native Morocco on Jan. 7 when two gunmen allied with an Islamist militant group burst into her Paris workplace, the French satirical newspaper Charlie Hebdo, and killed 12 people while injuring others.
| Feb 7, 2015
| 9:35 AM
Ukraine's president pushed Saturday for a quick cease-fire in his country's troubled east, insisting that the conflict must be resolved and not "frozen," and pressed Kiev's case to be supplied with defensive weapons.
Petro Poroshenko spoke amid a hectic...
| Feb 11, 2015
| 7:00 PM
The leaders of Germany and France closeted themselves with the Russian and Ukrainian presidents into early Thursday in a so-far unsuccessful attempt to negotiate an end to the nearly year-old conflict in eastern Ukraine.
German Chancellor Angela...
| Feb 10, 2015
| 4:30 PM
WASHINGTON -- President Obama's outward calm in the face of the peril of Russian adventurism in Ukraine is in keeping not only with his personality. It squares with his dogged determination to extract the United States from what he has decried as a...
| Jan 9, 2015
| 9:38 PM
Key members of the French government will meet Saturday morning to decide on new measures aimed at thwarting a repeat of the attacks in Paris that culminated in a massacre of 12 people at a satirical newspaper, and a supermarket bloodbath that left four...
| Feb 9, 2015
| 6:05 PM
Any administration's national security strategy written for public consumption inevitably involves platitudes, vacuous rhetoric and self-congratulation. But the strategy announced last week for President Obama's final two years in office sets new...
| Feb 9, 2015
| 12:51 PM
Russian President Vladimir Putin and the Ukrainian rebels his country backs clearly have the upper hand going into planned a summit meeting with Western leaders in Belarus on Wednesday . In recent weeks Russian-backed separatists in the eastern part of...