Germans Like Merkel, But She May Encounter Electoral Surprise
August 07 2013 12:44 PM
The chancellor ranks high in polls surveying her fellow Germans. But the only poll that counts is on election day, 45 days away.
Yes, Even Afghanistan Enjoys Reality Shows
July 31 2013 6:08 AM
The Voice Of Aghanistan has sparked some outrage recently has some conservative politicians.
Serbia Is Seeking Advice On Economic Affairs
July 30 2013 12:11 PM
Serbia's government is hoping to see Dominique Strauss-Kahn join as an adviser as the country is trying to enter the European Union and get its economy back on track.
A Pike, A Russian President And The Internet
July 30 2013 10:13 AM
Russian President Vladimir Putin may or may not have caught a big fish while in Siberia.
Woman Attacked Online For Campaigning For Jane Austen On British Currency
July 29 2013 12:43 PM
Caroline Criado-Perez received rape threats on Twitter after she launched a campaign to have Jane Austen appear on the British 10-pound notes.
Murder Of Opposition Leader In Tunisia Triggers Protests
July 26 2013 3:00 PM
Mohamed Brahmi, the leader of the opposition party in Tunisia, was killed with the same gun that was used to murder Chokri Belaid, his predecessor.
A Blue Rooster In Trafalgar Square Is Facing Some Criticism
July 25 2013 3:53 PM
A contemporary sculpture representing a blue rooster was inaugurated on Thursday by London's mayor, Boris Johnson.
Why World Toilet Day Is A Big Deal
July 25 2013 12:06 PM
The U.N. decided the world needs a Toilet Day. That's because more than 2.5 billion people do not have access to decent sanitation.
Majorca: A Revolution For A Good Reputation
July 24 2013 3:49 PM
Majorca will soon undergo a profound transformation - replacing young binge drinkers with a wealthy clientele.
Political Crisis In Bulgaria Intensifies After Parliament Siege
July 24 2013 1:22 PM
On Tuesday, hundreds of Bulgarians asking for the prime minister's resignation trapped MPs and journalists in the parliament building.
Tunisian Feminist On Trial For 'Defaming' Prison Guards
July 23 2013 5:23 PM
Amina Sboui, a Tunisian FEMEN activist, is on trial this week, after she accused prison guards of mistreatment.
Child Marriage In Iceland? It's Not Real, And It's For A Good Cause
July 23 2013 12:30 PM
One-hundred-forty-million children will get married between 2011 and 2020 in the developing world. People in rich Iceland want to do something about it.
In France, Identity Check Triggers Riots
July 22 2013 4:46 PM
An identity check on a full-face veiled woman triggered riots in the French small town of Trappes.
Is Germany Threatened By Terrorists?
July 19 2013 12:46 PM
On Wednesday, a European-wide raid was organized to dismantle a far-right movement called "werewolf."
Scores Killed In Guinea Ahead Of Crucial Legislative Elections
July 18 2013 2:48 PM
The murder of a Konianke youth triggered massive clashes between two rival ethnic groups in mineral-rich Guinea.
West Africa Hurt By Maritime Piracy
July 18 2013 8:44 AM
The International Maritime Bureau says that piracy is declining around the world, except off the coast of West Africa.
A French Postage Stamp Inspired By Femen
July 17 2013 12:26 PM
A new postage stamp partially inspired by Inna Shevchenko, FEMEN movement leader, has caused an uproar in France.
Ireland Legalizes Abortion … Sort Of
July 16 2013 12:54 PM
Last Friday, Ireland passed a bill on abortion: Women can now have an abortion if their lives are in danger.
Fabulous Fab, Ex-Goldman Sachs Trader, Is On Trial
July 15 2013 2:24 PM
Fabrice Tourre, also known as "Fabulous Fab," is heading to court on Monday after being accused of knowingly selling bad investments.
Never Heard Of Bastille Day? Neither Have The French
July 14 2013 7:12 AM
A holiday by any other name is just as French. Even in Wisconsin, it turns out.