Apple's iPad goes on sale in Europe Friday, at higher prices than in the US. But members of the European Parliament may get their iPad tablets at taxpayer expense.
France and Germany disagree over the best way to handle Europe's sovereign debt crisis and their collapsing common currency, the euro. Some analysts think it could strain European unity.
Departing from its complaints about the Arizona immigration law, Mexico cautiously welcomes President Barack Obama's plan to send 1,200 troops to the border.
Miner protests forced the government to grapple with a Russian coal mine disaster in western Siberia, say critics. But the protests were ignored by the country's dominant government-owned and government-linked TV networks.
A day after the $123 million Paris art heist, revelations emerged that hinted of an inside job. A malfunctioning alarm was too quiet for guards to hear.
Russia may back tougher, US-sponsored Iran sanctions, but it still expects to finish building the Bushehr nuclear power plant and selling Iran advanced weapons systems.
Workers took to the streets of Athens today to protest the government budget cuts demanded in exchange for the $140 billion Greece debt bailout. While some feared a repeat of violent May 5 demonstrations, the protest was peaceful.
The plane crash that killed Polish President Lech Kaczynski and 96 others was probably caused by pilot error, according to the preliminary findings of a joint Russian-Polish probe.
While the US has continued to press for UN Security Council sanctions on Iran over its nuclear program, Turkey's high-profile role in brokering a nuclear deal with Tehran is just the latest sign of an emerging diplomatic power.
Former Russian oil tycoon Mikhail Khodorkovsky threatened a hunger strike until President Dmitry Medvedev acknowledges that the state is violating the law when it comes to the conditions of his detention.
A leaked Russian document lays out a major reappraisal of the country's foreign policy priorities under President Medvedev. The confidential Foreign Ministry report calls on the Kremlin to abandon the prickly, go-it-alone approaches of the Vladimir Putin era.
New UK Prime Minister David Cameron led his Conservative Party out of the political wilderness by moving his party to the center -- and further away from their American cousins in the Republican Party.
Turkey moved closer to becoming a nuclear energy nation after inking a deal with visiting Russian President Dmitry Medvedev to build a nuclear power plant on the Mediterranean coast.
New UK Prime Minister David Cameron came to power Tuesday on the back of Britain's first coalition government since World War II. Historically, British coalitions have worked best in times of crisis and with looming budget cuts. Cameron and junior partner Nick Clegg are vowing to stick together for years to come.
The Conservative Party leader David Cameron swiftly moved into 10 Downing Street on Tuesday as the UK's first Conservative Party prime minister in 13 years. Gordon Brown steps down.
Conservative leader David Cameron urged the third-party Liberal Democrats to make a deal quickly as negotiations over forming a coalition government intensified Tuesday.
David Cameron's Conservative Party, which won the most seats in the May 6 UK election, is furiously negotiating with the third-place Liberal Democrats for a coalition government. But the Lib Dems haven't budged on electoral reform.
Authorities are rushing to save 84 people - including 19 rescue workers – trapped in a Russia coal mine after two powerful explosions.
If Britain's Conservative Party is unable to strike a deal with the Liberal Democrats after last week's election, the Tories may look to gain the support of eight members of Parliament from Northern Ireland in order to run the UK government.
Britain searches for a new direction after 13 years of Labour rule, the first hung Parliament in 36 years, and one of the worst economies since World War II.