The day after New York Times reporter Stephen Farrell was released by British commandos, a new poll finds growing opposition to the UK's troop commitment to the war.
The deadliest use of force by German troops since World War II has ignited a debate among an increasingly skeptical electorate.
After years of political discontent, the French president is pumping up his poll numbers and winning trade deals.
Polish enmity toward Germany is gone, but tension with Russia remains.
In local German elections, the successor to East Germany's Communist Party makes major inroads, a potential challenge for Chancellor Angela Merkel ahead of national elections in September.
He's set a September deadline after which sanctions might be toughened. But China and Russia might not join in if Tehran is showing progress.
A lead Palestinian peace negotiator says the demand for a full settlement freeze – not a partial one – is a precondition to resuming peace talks. But a meeting between Prime Minister Netanyahu and Palestinian Authority President Abbas is still possible in September.