Ambassador Ryan Crocker announced he is stepping down as the US ambassador to Afghanistan.
Most Greeks are probably not very happy to have witnessed the far-right Golden Dawn party take as much of the Greek electorate as they did this weekend. But despite the party's relatively low polling numbers, the rise of the anti-immigration, nationalistic party is troubling news.
Disagreements in Israel over whether to attack Iran have erupted into the open. In one corner, the Netanyahu government. In the other, a number of Israeli security officials.