From Cyprus to Portugal, the common currency has been a disaster.
Cairo needs to tackle its subsidy addiction. And yes, it’s not going to be easy.
Could Boris Johnson actually end up as Britain's prime minister?
Don’t listen to Paul Krugman (and definitely don’t listen to Vladimir Putin). The European plan is Cyprus’s best chance for recovery.
How an ex-British prime minister’s sister-in-law, a headhunter’s grandson, dodgy PR firms, and a Malaysian kingpin are colliding in a fight over the future of democracy.
They've helped bail out southern weaklings. Now Europe's northern countries may be doomed too.
As Pope Benedict XVI says his final farewells, how will Germans remember one of their own?
Italy’s election has produced an ungovernable political wasteland. Can anyone rise above the muck?
Though rumors of gay scandal are swirling around Pope Benedict’s retirement, it’s larger concerns that will test the Vatican as the Conclave begins.
A guide to the sex abuse scandals under Pope Benedict XVI's watch.
The upcoming Italian election has everything a casual observer could want. But Italians themselves might not be so lucky.
Vladimir Putin is vowing to make a dent in the eternal Russian problem of corruption. Skepticism is warranted.
Why can't Americans do political intrigue like the Brits?
Scotland’s decaying capital city shows why this country is not ready for independence.
Why Obama's call for a free trade agreement between the United States and Europe could be a game-changer.
Europe thinks it can separate Hezbollah's political activities from its terrorist operations. But the Party of God isn't built that way.
Forget politics and ideology. It's the Dow that should guide America's path to renewed prosperity.
In the wake of the Bulgarian bombing investigation, will the European Union finally designate Hezbollah a terrorist group?
If history is any guide, today’s assassination in Tunisia could set off a dangerous revolutionary dynamic.
At a new center in Cambridge, a philosopher, an astronomer, and a software pioneer are looking for ways to save humanity from itself.