ROME (AP) — President Giorgio Napolitano begins his unprecedented second term with the daunting task of trying to find a candidate who can form a government two months after national elections left Italy with no clear winner and
JERUSALEM (AP) — Thousands of travelers have been stranded in Israel during the second day of a strike by the nation’s three airlines.
Airline workers launched the strike on Sunday to protest the government’s approval of a new
BRUSSELS (AP) — Official figures show the austerity medicine pursued across a number of European countries is working, at least when it comes to reducing annual borrowing levels.
Eurostat, the European Union’s statistics office, says Monday that the
ZONNEBEKE, Belgium (AP) — The Tyne Cot cemetery sweeps gently down the slope, the nearly 12,000 headstones aligned in solemn rows of gleaming white. Beyond the walls stretch Flanders Fields, dotted by red farmhouse roofs. For the stage
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iranian newspapers warn that a new wave of price hikes could stir greater discontent less than two months before presidential elections.
The press commentaries also suggest disputes within Iran’s ruling system over how to
BEIRUT (AP) — Two Syrian activist groups say they fear the past six days of clashes in two Damascus suburbs may have killed hundreds of people.
The Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights says the number of dead
LUSHAN, China (AP) — After dynamiting through landslide-blocked roads, Chinese relief crews hurried food, water and other supplies into the rural hills of China’s Sichuan province Monday, two days after an earthquake killed at least 188 people and
BERLIN (AP) — Ground staff at Lufthansa, Germany’s biggest airline, have walked off the job on a one-day strike that prompted the company to cancel most of the day’s scheduled flights in advance.
The strike by technicians and
NEW DELHI (AP) — A second suspect was arrested Monday in the rape of a 5-year-old girl who New Delhi police say was left for dead in a locked room, a case that has brought a new wave
TOKYO (AP) — Prime Minister Shinzo Abe made donations and three Cabinet ministers prayed at a militarist Japanese shrine over the weekend, sparking South Korean anger. Japan on Monday defended their actions as private.
Top government spokesman Yoshihide