The 2014 FIFA World Cup causes celebration and protests; Iraqi refugee camps swell with families after the fall of Mosul; and people all over the world enjoy the summer heat.
Why the problem of inequality isn’t just about differences in income.
With all the things the United States has done for Germany, isn’t it time for a little payback?
Why Europeans can defend themselves, but won't until Washington makes them.
An independent Scotland would evict the United Kingdom’s nuclear force. So, then, what would Britain do with its 225 weapons?
How the lessons of the European wars of the Reformation -- hundreds of years old -- can help stave off the lethal mix of religious radicalization and politics.
Every country wants a Brazilian on its team, but what if he scores against Brazil?
Beppe Grillo, the comedian turned populist firebrand, looked set to upend Italy's staid politics, but instead suffered his first crushing electoral defeat. What happened?
How Azerbaijan's dictator woos the United States and Europe.
China will be the big driver of natural gas markets for the rest of the decade. And Europe is missing the bus.
It's hard to tell France not to sell warships to Russia when the United States is also placing profit over policy.
Is just a drop in the bucket or a real commitment to stem threats from Russia?
Six D-Day wargames that let you invade Normandy all over again.
History enthusiasts commemorate the Great War; Thai anti-coup protesters adopt a familiar hand signal; and Hong Kong remembers the Tiananmen crackdown.
Russia is talking up prospects for a second natural gas pact with Beijing, but this one might be a tougher sell.
Why the memory of the liberation of Europe is still a battlefield.
An American lawyer finds new evidence about one of World War II’s most notorious war crimes, seven decades after D-Day.
The eurozone's central bank is up to something big. And this time, global investors could be hitting the beaches.
The Spanish monarchy is in big trouble, and not even a young, handsome new king may be able to do anything about it.
Ukraine faces a rising tide of violence in the restive east. Here's why nonviolent activism is the best strategy for fighting back.
As a new president takes office, a deadly firefight rages in Ukraine’s volatile east.