Topic: Western Europe
John Lewis Gaddis's biography is an important examination of a man who shaped the current American way of life.
12/29/2011 08:10 am
Initial forecasts called for a doozy of a winter, with lots of snow. But that has not materialized up north. If New York City doesn't see snow by Saturday, it will have only its third snowless December in 140 years.
12/27/2011 01:59 pm
What values should shape the next generation? Russia's President Medvedev kicked up a storm by suggesting that billionaires should share the secrets of their success in the classroom.
12/13/2011 01:55 pm
In eastern Congo's South Kivu region, one of the most-conflict ridden areas of the country, pessimism is widespread, particularly when it comes to the candidates themselves.
11/22/2011 11:05 am
Russia's Kremlin-backed businesses are snapping up assets in former Eastern Europe, though governments are still wary.
11/17/2011 01:32 pm
Halloween has its own collection of seasonal iconography, much like a Christmas tree or an Easter basket. Since the October holiday straddles the line between celebration and superstition, it's no surprise some of the day's symbols are of a darker origin. Here are five things that are intertwined with the history of Halloween.
10/31/2011 06:49 pm
The '7 billionth baby' was officially born today, the United Nations estimates. Key to stabilizing that rapid population growth – and creating a sustainable future – is closing the gender gap and empowering women.
10/31/2011 10:24 am
The Oxfam report says private investments in Africa have forced tens of thousands from their lands, taken land out of production, and reduced food security, especially as investors focus on bio-fuels.
09/23/2011 11:04 am
Denmark's election Thursday is the first national poll in northern Europe to gauge appeal for radical politics since the Norway killings carried out by far-right extremist Anders Behring Breivik.
09/14/2011 05:25 pm
Anders Behring Breivik appeared in court today, charged with terrorism for his attacks in Oslo and at an island youth camp. In the evening, Norwegians held mass rallies in memory of the 76 people who were killed.
07/25/2011 06:36 pm