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  • Is the era of 'slackocracy' leadership nearing an end?

    France is abuzz with the rumor that former center-right French President Nicolas Sarkozy is set to re-enter public life. Could the era of the chill bros be over already? The world has been worse off since Sarkozy left -- for the very same reason the...
  • Rachel Marsden: Obama mugged by the realities of foreign policy

    Barack Obama's foreign policy disasters are about what one might expect from a leftist community organizer elected to be leader of the free world. So many of the countries this administration has touched -- Ukraine, Libya, Iraq -- have descended into...
  • Playing Russian roulette with airline seats

    In my nightmare, I am squeezed into an airline seat. In the seat right in front of me is Vladimir Putin. The airline seat is, of course, an appropriate setting for the modern American nightmare. The old simile of sardines in a can is no longer...
  • Pictures in the News | Nov. 11, 2014

     
    Tuesday's Pictures in the News begins in London, where the ceramic poppy art installation by artist Paul Cummins entitled 'Blood Swept Lands and Seas of Red' is seen lit up before sunrise in the dry moat of the Tower of London. The finished installation...
  • 'Get lost, you rich idiot!' French howl as tycoon eyes Belgium

     
    As France plans to hike taxes on its richest citizens, the wealthiest man in Europe is making plans of his own -- to become Belgian. Bernard Arnault, the French tycoon behind the luxury brands of Louis Vuitton, Christian Dior and Moet Hennessy, told the...
  • Arafat poisoned? Death inquiry opened in France

     
    Nearly eight years after the death of former Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat, French prosecutors opened an inquiry Tuesday into his possible murder by poisoning....
  • France approves European treaty on public-spending limits

     
    France approves the European treaty to limit public spending, a key element in Europe's strategy to combat its debt crisis. Critics say that it will enshrine austerity into French law....
  • France unveils its toughest budget in years

     
    The French government Friday unveiled its harshest budget in years, possibly decades. Through heavy taxes and spending cuts, France is trying to bring down its deficit to help defuse the euro debt crisis....
  • Mali extremists vow to attack French over calls to oust militants

     
    Religious extremists who hold the northern stretches of Mali in their grip promised revenge attacks against the French after the European country pushed for military action to eject them. “They are the kind of people with whom nothing works except...
  • U.N. Security Council asks Mali to draw up plans to retake north

     
    The United Nations Security Council took a key step Friday toward approving military action in Mali, where religious extremists have capitalized on a Tuareg rebellion and political turmoil to seize much of the north. The resolution does not give the green...
  • China, U.S., Europe battling over a shrinking global-trade pie

     
    Global Focus: In polite, diplomatic language, China this week accused Eurozone leaders of piling up debts that threaten global economic stability and the Europeans countered with complaints that Beijing manipulates its currency to unfairly skew trade in...