Former Foreign Minister Hubert Védrine, author of 'History Strikes Back,' offers a realist view on a central challenge for Europe and the United States: the rise of China.
Somalia is set to get 100 EU forces to help train the fledgling UN-backed government counter insurgents. On Tuesday, Islamist militants stoned a woman to death for adultery.
US Treasury secretary Geithner warned of illicit financing from Iranian banks. His statement comes the week after Iran appeared to be cooperating with Western nations to start monitoring its nuclear program.
Iran appeared to understand there was new urgency on the nuclear issue, agreeing at the Geneva talks to open its second enrichment facility to inspectors.
The real test, caution some, is whether Iran follows through on the tentative nuclear deal that would effectively prevent Tehran from developing a bomb.
Iran may have built a shadow infrastructure to provide the raw material for building nuclear weapons, experts say.
Historic negotiations set for Oct. 1 will showcase an emboldeneded Tehran angling to buy more time to develop its nuclear capabilities, European analysts say.
Officers killed four of at least eight suicide bombers – some wearing burqas – launching a coordinated assault in Gardez.
Britain's former prime minister is poised to be the first-ever president of the European Union – a notion that's causing some unease on the continent.