US presidential candidate Mitt Romney is meeting with British Prime Minister David Cameron today. They represent right-wing parties that were once close but have since drifted apart.
Julian Assange hired human rights champion Baltazar Garzón to defend his case in court.
Farmers lost the battle against a high-speed train they see as serving the economic interests of the Italian elite and causing harm to the environment.
As interest rates soar and investors distrust Spain's creditworthiness in the short term, the country faces a sovereign bailout.
The Italian government is targeting yacht owners in a crackdown on tax evasion. Is that why marinas are emptying out?
Norway's prime minister tells the Monitor that, despite the new laws, the country will maintain its open and democratic character.
Attacks in Russia's Tatarstan republic today killed one Muslim cleric and seriously wounded a second, underscoring a rising threat to a moderate brand of Islam.
Israel's prime minister accuses Iran of attacking a busload of tourists in Bulgaria, a popular destination for Israelis.
Young people in a rough London borough use peacebuilding techniques to curb local violence.
Gen. Manaf Tlass, a former member of Assad's inner circle, called yesterday for a 'constructive transition' from Syria's regime, which is reeling from the assassination of several ministers.
President Putin offered no indication that Russia will support a UN Security Council resolution backed by the US, Britain, and France that would open the door for military intervention.
The head of the private security firm G4S apologized today for falling short of the numbers needed to secure the Olympic Games. The government is turning to soldiers and extra police.
The Russian foreign minister claims the West is threatening not to renew a UN observer mission in Syria if Russia doesn't vote for a resolution that could lead to military intervention.
A Boston College research project meant to collect testimony about Troubles-era crimes may now be a political time-bomb for Northern Ireland, thanks to a federal appeals court ruling.
France's top human rights diplomat says 'the raw material is there' in the Syria conflict to refer case to the International Criminal Court at The Hague.
In its most recent attempt to quell dissent, Russia adopted a new Internet bill that appears aimed at restricting public debate.
Almost half the ships in a Russian flotilla headed to Syria are well suited for transporting large numbers of people. As many as 100,000 Russians may live in Syria.
UK Prime Minister David Cameron called off a vote on fast-tracking reform of the unelected House of Lords after a group of Conservatives balked.
The eurozone ministers agreed to transfer around 30 billion euros to rescue Spain's ailing banks. But experts worry about long-term unemployment.
In today's dollars, the 1948 London Olympic Games cost about $33 million. This year's tab: about $17 billion. What happened?
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