Marie Ndiaye won the Prix Goncourt for tackling immigration in her novel "Trois femmes puissantes." She refuses to retract her equally bold criticism of Sarkozy's France.
Britain's Gordon Brown on Friday called on NATO countries to send 5,000 more troops for Afghanistan war. It's one sign that NATO may be willing to commit more forces to that war than expected.
Plant serviceberry, kousa dogwood, fig, cherry, and orange trees and shrubs for their beauty and also their delicious fruits.
Israel Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu was in France on Wednesday, as President Nicolas Sarkozy's government wonders if Israel is interested in peacemaking with the Palestinians.
This affectionate biography of Theolonius Monk fills in the backstory of an artist the world has long wished to know better.
An interview with Nobel Prize-winning author Orhan Pamuk about his latest book, 'The Museum of Innocence.'
Alleged Fort Hood shooter Major Nidal Malik Hasan had ties to US-born militant Moslem cleric Anwar al-Awlaki, a leading figure seeking to recruit English speakers to violent jihad.
The Western footprint on the world is about to get a whole lot smaller.
On 20th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall, those who lived behind the Iron Curtain talk of both disappointments and unexpected opportunities.