| Sep 24, 2013
| 1:51 PM
The Islamic militant siege of a shopping mall in the Kenyan capital that has left scores dead demonstrates the grip of terrorism on Africa and the need for international action to defeat it, French President Francois Hollande told the United Nations...
| Sep 17, 2013
| 9:45 AM
While British imperialism may have been a mixed blessing for many nations that previously composed the British empire, certainly Syria was not one of them ("British imperialism made a mess in Syria; now they want us to clean up after them," Sept. 11). The...
| Sep 15, 2013
| 5:16 PM
PARIS -- French President Francois Hollande said Sunday that the prospect of French as well as American intervention led Syria to accept a deal to relinquish its chemical weapons, but he said the international community must continue to maintain the...
| Sep 16, 2013
| 11:53 AM
BEIRUT (AP) — A high-ranking Syrian official called the U.S.-Russian agreement on securing Syria's chemical weapons a "victory" for President Bashar Assad's regime, but the U.S. warned Sunday "the threat of force is real" if Damascus fails to...
| Sep 11, 2013
| 7:57 PM
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Key international players were moving on two diplomatic fronts Wednesday to try to put Syria's chemical weapons under international control, and a fresh effort appeared to be underway to get the government and opposition to...
| Jul 7, 2013
| 9:20 AM
BAGNERES-DE-BIGORRE, France -- Irishman Dan Martin beat Denmark's Jakob Fuglsang at the line to win Sunday's ninth stage of the Tour de France, and race favorite Chris Froome withstood early attacks to defend the yellow jersey on another hard day of...
| Jul 7, 2013
| 5:11 PM
Here are five things to know as the Tour de France enters an off day before resuming for the 10th stage Tuesday.
1. Try as you might: Chris Froome single-handedly quashed several attempts by rivals to wrest the overall race lead from him as the Tour...
| Aug 21, 2013
| 12:43 PM
BEIRUT -- The United Nations Security Council called an emergency meeting in New York on Wednesday afternoon to discuss allegations of a deadly chemical weapons attack outside the Syrian capital, Damascus.
The announcement came amid mounting calls for a...
| Sep 7, 2013
| 11:22 AM
LONDON – Citing “strong evidence” implicating the Syrian government in a recent chemical attack, the European Union called Saturday for a strong international response to prevent further such atrocities but urged that any action be taken...
| Sep 6, 2013
| 6:04 PM
ST. PETERSBURG, Russia — After two days of summit meetings here, President Obama and other world leaders signed a lengthy declaration of prescriptions for the global economy, including pledges that placed a renewed emphasis on creating jobs as...
| Sep 6, 2013
| 5:03 AM
ST. PETERSBURG, Russia -- A late-night dinner of world leaders became a forum for global debate over the bloody war in Syria on Thursday night, as President Obama used an economic summit here to try to build support for punishing the Syrian regime for its...