F-22 Raptor: The U.S. Air Force is planning to increase its military presence in Europe because of increasing tensions with Russia, including the possibility of sending the advanced US fighter jet, the F-22.
President Vladimir Putin said on Tuesday Russia would add more than 40 new intercontinental ballistic missiles to its nuclear arsenal this year, a day after Russian officials denounced a US plan to station tanks and heavy weapons in NATO states on Russia's border.
The Russian government is unveiling several new high-tech weapons at this week's Army 2015 show, including a microwave anti-drone cannon and new tanks and planes. But the show is about more than just sales.
Weekend talks to find common ground between international creditors and Greece were unsuccessful. Finance ministers from the 19 nations using the euro currency have a meeting next Thursday in Luxembourg to see if a bailout deal for Greece can be found.
Prince George and other members of the British royal family made a ceremonial appearance Saturday. On Monday, Queen Elizabeth honors the Magna Carta, the English document that put limits on the power of the crown for the first time and laid the foundation for modern freedoms under the rule of law.
Former International Monetary Fund chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn was among more than a dozen defendants, including hotel managers, entrepreneurs, a lawyer, and a police chief, accused of participating in or organizing collective sexual encounters in Paris, Washington, and in the Brussels region.
Professor Tim Hunt resigned today after making sexist comments about women working in the sciences. But some say his remarks are indicative of a bigger problem in the UK, most recently manifesting as boorish 'lad culture.'
No new trade deals or policy changes came out of Putin's visit with the Italian premier. But Russia sees his state visit as another step towards outlasting European resolve on sanctions against Moscow.
Hundreds of refugees, mostly from Syria, are stranded in makeshift camps without electricity, toilets, or even running water. The recent surge of people has overwhelmed Greeks, whose economy is already in crisis.