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.
Ayatollah Khamenei, Iran's most powerful man, says he's not convinced by show trials that June election protesters are tools of foreign powers.
London report of Israeli-Palestinian plan linked to Iran sanctions disputed by European experts.
The longtime Democratic senator from Massachusetts will be mourned on 'every continent,' said British Prime Minister Gordon Brown on Wednesday.
Israeli Prime Minister Bejamin Netanyahu begins a four-day trip to Europe on Monday. In London on Wednesday, he'll discuss how to fast-track the peace process with US Middle East envoy George Mitchell.
Program draws on $705 million set aside in an economic stimulus package earlier this year but leaves many financing details up to the next government.
A resurgence of Firemen's Balls, and spotlights on Sarkozy, Johnny Hallyday, and Indian troops.