The Republican focus, of course, was the official nomination of Mitt Romney for president. But Germany appears more interested in his choice of running mate.
The deadliest use of force by German troops since World War II has ignited a debate among an increasingly skeptical electorate.
The trial, which could last two years, had a tense beginning Wednesday when one of the defendants refused to stand for the judge, saying, 'I only stand up for Allah.'
Frustrations mount over Bulgaria – the most violent, corrupt, and poorest of EU members. Aid is being withheld as reform promises are made (and broken). Can it be fixed?
President Nicolas Sarkozy heads to Asia this week to broach the idea of bringing India and China together with G-8 nations in a 'Bretton Woods II' framework of economic rules.