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 war games 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.
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.