| Apr 19, 2015
| 4:15 PM
A smuggler's boat crammed with hundreds of people overturned off Libya's coast as rescuers approached, causing what could be the Mediterranean's deadliest known migrant tragedy and intensifying pressure on the European Union Sunday to finally meet demands...
| Apr 15, 2015
| 6:53 PM
Nokia Corp., once a household name as the leading seller of cellphones, agreed to buy a major rival in its effort to remake itself into a global leader in another telecom field.
With the onset of smartphones, the Finnish firm had fallen behind fast-...
| Apr 15, 2015
| 3:59 AM
Nokia has agreed to buy the ailing French telecom company Alcatel-Lucent through a public exchange of shares in France and the United States, in a bid to become a leading global networks operator.
Though Alcatel-Lucent has been racking up billions of...
| Apr 14, 2015
| 8:02 AM
Nokia is in "advanced discussions" to merge with Alcatel-Lucent, a major rival in providing network equipment for mobile phones and other telecommunications gear, the companies said Tuesday.
The announcement confirmed months of market speculation that...
| May 9, 2015
Each week we bring you the very best in visual journalism. In Paris, French President Francois Hollande pays his respects during a ceremony to mark 70 years since victory over Nazi Germany in World War II. More . . . ....
| May 8, 2015
Friday's Pictures in the News begins in Africa, where refugees gather to watch the arrival of United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees Antonio Guterres at the sprawling Dadaab refugee camp that currently houses some 350,000 people. Kenya's government...
| May 13, 2015
| 12:26 PM
In his second term, President Obama has demonstrated a real knack for ticking off putative American friends. First, he annoyed Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, who registered his complaint by promptly taking it to Capitol Hill. Now (apparently)...
| May 12, 2015
| 8:30 PM
PARIS -- U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry is in Sochi, Russia, this week, apparently to play dumb with the Russians on the taxpayer's dime.
In advance of Kerry's visit, State Department spokeswoman Marie Harf said at a press briefing, "Well, I don't...
| May 10, 2015
| 9:00 PM
El presidente de Francia, Francois Hollande, instó el lunes a poner fin al embargo económico que aplica Estados Unidos a Cuba y destacó el compromiso de París para desempeñar un papel más importante entre La Habana y Occidente, en la primera visita a la...
| May 8, 2015
| 11:25 PM
Friends and foes have snubbed Saturday's Red Square military parade, a dent in Russians’ pride over their World War II sacrifice and President Vladimir Putin’s reputation for throwing blowout parties.
Here’s why, little more than a...
| May 4, 2015
| 11:19 AM
European mediators have called an urgent meeting in Belarus for Wednesday to try to salvage a nearly 3-month-old peace plan for Ukraine, where intense fighting has resumed in recent days and both sides are reported to be gearing up for new offensives....