The President's plan for the increasingly troubled region is ambitious, although his goals are more limited than Bush's.
Plan Bee encourages governments to set aside safe places for bees to buzz.
The country's courts and governments have banned 850 websites this year, including YouTube and Blogger.
The death of Bulgarian writer Georgi Markov in 1978 raises questions about Europe's lingering ties to communism.
Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi (r.) and his foreign minister, Franco Frattini, spoke to the media Wednesday at an EU environmental conference in Brussels.
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.
This weekend, more than 50 elected officials of Turkish descent meet to spur wider political participation among the country's 2.7 million Turkish residents.
The opposition Socialists beat out the ruling UMP in many cities, prompting calls for the French president to modify his ambitious plans.
Allegations of misconduct in two murders – one of an outspoken journalist – have heightened debate.