A cold, divided, and annoyed Europe struggles to find a way to prevent Russia from turning down the heat. Eastern Europe, meanwhile, continues to shiver.
Readers write about extracting oil from shale and tar sands, the challenges Obama will face in Afghanistan, and how Hamas impedes the possibility of peace with Israel.
The Russia-Ukraine gas war has left some downstream nations with only a mild shortfall, but has incited debate on how to secure energy reserves amid regional instability.
Barack Obama’s victory was met with euphoria in many nations by those who see him as restoring their faith in American ideals.
In all, 22 nations have lowered interest rates since Monday.
Markets from London to Tokyo fell on the news of Lehman Brothers' bankruptcy.
The Bush administration announces $1 billion in aid but no military assistance.
American effort to spread democracy wanes in post-Iraq era.