Ukrainian billionaire Petro Poroshenko won the election. But can he win over the people?
Nearly a century after its spectacular demise, why Europe's most embarrassing anachronism is making a comeback.
Forty years ago, the enemy of democracy in Portugal was fascism. Now it's just Europolitics.
The election of the European Commission’s president may not be exciting -- but it’s far more important than cranky, skeptical pundits are willing to admit.
Ukrainians riot ahead of the presidential election; Ultra-Orthodox Israeli soldiers train near the Syrian border; and Thailand's army chief declares a coup.
It’s not just President Hollande who's under threat from France’s right-wing party. It’s Europe.
Ukrainians hope that Petro Poroshenko can lead them out of the current crisis. But can one man provide the solution to all the country's problems?
From Ukraine to Syria, is Barack Obama's foreign-policy legacy already doomed?
Inside the shadowy Washington PR network with ties to dictators' cronies, war criminals, and suspicious Ukrainian arms transporters.
A dangerous new crop of dictators is learning that they really can get away with murder. But it's as much Obama's fault as it is Putin's.
The German chancellor is caught between her country’s Amerika-Freunde and Putin-Versteher.
India wrapped up the largest democratic election in the world; Pope Francis ordained 13 new priests; and Pro-Russian rebels in eastern Ukraine concluded a controversial referendum for self-rule.
The OSCE was designed to ensure peace in Europe. Now the conflict in Ukraine is confronting it with perhaps the greatest crisis in its history.
Britain's almost comically right-wing Tea Party clone is on the rise -- but if it ends up kingmaker in Westminster, that's no laughing matter.
If democracy and political Islam can't coexist and thrive in Ankara, is there no hope for the rest of the Middle East?
Russia celebrates Victory Day; South Africa gears up for national elections; and Narendra Modi works the campaign trail.
Why Finland and Sweden need to stop pretending they are neutral and join NATO already.
Meet the Swedish foreign minister who isn't afraid to say what he means -- especially if it's about what Washington gets wrong.
How a frigid no man's land became one of the most hotly contested territories on Earth.
The history of Jewish-Ukrainian relations hasn't been a happy one. But these days, the two sides are joining forces against Vladimir Putin.
Nearly 20 percent of capital in the world’s two biggest economies is sitting idle. Are we saving too much?
Though some deride Russia for backward thinking, Putin's strategy in Ukraine betrays a nuanced understanding of 21st century geopolitics.
From China to Ukraine, the cynical calculus of power politics is alive and well -- too bad Washington doesn't realize it.
The Vatican prepares for the canonization of Popes John XXIII and John Paul II; Pro-Russian activists clash with police in Donetsk; and sumo wrestlers make babies cry in Japan.