Iraqi governor talks about how to revive southern Iraqi city.
Was attorney general Eric Holder's visit to Berlin last week a 'diplomatic begging tour'?
In Madrid, the workers' day was marked by samba dances, not brick-throwing.
British politicians called for an investigation into intelligence mistakes that led the country into the Iraq war.
Although the left is making gains in Europe – a new anticapitalist party in France has higher approval ratings than Sarkozy – centrist parties remain strong.
French and British envoys Wednesday urged a halt to fighting as concerns deepen about 50,000 trapped civilians.
Some 35,000 members of the legendary brigade have been denied the right to retire in the country they served.
The Asian Development Bank says the cost of inaction could be severe for the region's agrarian-based economies and rapidly growing coastal cities.