Two unhappy married expat couples meet in World War II-era Portugal – a meeting that changes everything for all of them.
Why did World War I begin? Historian Margaret MacMillan offers a masterly exploration of the factors that led to the devastating conflict.
The French president is seeing record-low popularity, but may get a respite with today's release of four hostages kidnapped by an Al Qaeda-linked group in Niger three years ago.
President Obama may order the NSA to halt all eavesdropping on the heads of state of US allies.
Germany and France likely want a no-spying agreement with the US similar to the one Britain made after World War II, but US intelligence needs are far different today, experts say.
Critics say Spain's fascist threat comes not from small groups like those set to march in Barcelona Saturday, but from the radical fringe that is part of Spain's governing Popular Party.
On Sunday, divers began again recovering the bodies of hundreds of African migrants who drowned last week when a boat packed with 500 people caught fire and capsized near Sicily.
British journalist and historian Max Hastings explores the tumultuous and sometimes baffling early months of World War I.
The discovery of Martian supervolcanoes more powerful than any on Earth 'fundamentally changes the picture of ancient volcanism and climate evolution on Mars,' say researchers.
Writer Ann Mah shares her experiences living in Paris after her diplomat husband was assigned there.