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  • Narendra Modi sworn in as Indian prime minister, heralding change

    Narendra Modi was sworn in Monday as India's 15th prime minister, offering a new, more conservative government to a country thirsty for economic change. The ceremony at the presidential palace in New Delhi was notable for the presence of Pakistani Prime...
  • France's far-right National Front basks in election victory

    France's far-right National Front basks in election victory
    Fresh from a stunning victory at the polls, the leader of France's far-right National Front said Tuesday she was confident of finding allies in the newly elected European Parliament who would form a powerful bloc opposed to the European Union, immigration...
  • EU elections a step backward [Commentary]

    EU elections a step backward [Commentary]
    This year marks the passage of one century since of the start of the First World War. It is the year that will mark the 75th anniversary of the Nazi invasion of Poland, which launched the Second World War. It is also the year that will mark a quarter of a...
  • Among European voters, 28 varieties of unhappy

    On the day the Bastille was stormed in 1789, King Louis XVI wrote in his diary, "Rien." Few European leaders will have typed "nothing" into their iPads after the European Parliament elections over the weekend, but there is a real danger that, in...
  • The tea party lives -- in Europe

    The tea party lives -- in Europe
    While tea party candidates underperformed against establishment Republican incumbents in recent U.S. primary elections, in Europe their conservative cousins have just scored some spectacular victories. Commentators are calling elections for seats in the...
  • The future of India's National Congress dynastic party is in doubt

    It is one of the most storied names in political history, a party synonymous with modern India and an inspiration for revolutionary movements led by the likes of South Africa's Nelson Mandela and Vietnam's Ho Chi Minh. But a disastrous performance in...
  • Protests erupt in Turkey as death toll at coal mine reaches 245

    Protests erupt in Turkey as death toll at coal mine reaches 245
    As the death toll from one of Turkey’s worst mining disasters climbed to more than 200 on Wednesday, questions were being asked about why lawmakers rejected a parliamentary motion to investigate mine safety two weeks ago. At least 245 miners...
  • Conservative party wins big in India election

    India’s conservative Bharatiya Janata Party won an overwhelming victory Friday in national elections, riding a message of clean, business-friendly governance to a historic parliamentary majority that could profoundly change the direction of the...
  • India's Narendra Modi leads conservatives to election day victory

    India's Narendra Modi leads conservatives to election day victory
    India’s conservative opposition party won national elections in a landslide, results showed Friday, riding a message of optimism and clean, business-friendly governance to a historic parliamentary majority that could profoundly change the...
  • Militia in Libya attacks parliament; 7 lawmakers reportedly captured

    Militia in Libya attacks parliament; 7 lawmakers reportedly captured
    In a new challenge to the authority of Libya’s weak central government, militiamen loyal to a rogue former general attacked the parliament building on Sunday, state media reported. Gunfire rang out in streets surrounding the General National...
  • Gunfire, political chaos in Libya with attack on parliament

    Gunfire, political chaos in Libya with attack on parliament
    Militiamen loyal to a rogue former general attacked Libya’s parliament building Sunday, state media said, in a new challenge to the authority of the North African nation’s weak central government. The group later reportedly declared it had...