A new allergy is affecting ordinary Greeks. With the papers full of economic doom and gloom more and more people are choosing to avoid the media and just get on with what's left of their ordinary lives.
Thousands of hate crimes are reported in the United States every year, but rarely do they involve the carnage seen at a black church in South Carolina where nine people were gunned down during a Bible study meeting.
In the year since it declared its "caliphate," the Islamic State group has become the world's most infamous jihadist organization, attracting international franchises and spreading fear with acts of extreme violence.
President Vladimir Putin will showcase plans for a Russian recovery to investors at a key economic forum this week, signing a major gas deal with Greece as it teeters on the brink of default.
South Africa's refusal to hand over Sudan's President Omar al-Bashir to the International Criminal Court was a fresh snub for the Dutch-based tribunal, highlighting its reliance on support from world powers to do its job, experts said.
Two hundred years after the Battle of Waterloo, Napoleon is still under attack in the United Kingdom, where the image persists of a military genius consumed by a fanaticism comparable with Hitler or Stalin.
King Felipe VI of Spain has strengthened the standing of Spain's monarchy in his first year as king, surprising the country by squaring up to scandal -- but its future remains uncertain as a fresh political generation comes of age.
Greece is a cow slipping on ice that must be pushed to firm ground, says European Commission head Jean-Claude Juncker, employing a rustic metaphor for painful days of trying to save headstrong Athens from default and catastrophe.
Denmark's anti-immigration DPP party is expected to post a record score in Thursday's general election, which has been marked by debate over the place of foreigners in Danish society.
The hacking of millions of U.S. government employees is likely part of an effort by People's Republic of China (PRC) intelligence for long-term profiling -- and possibly more nefarious things.