A basic gesture of solidarity is indispensable in respect of whistleblowers Edward Snowden and Julian Assange.
It is the most significant development between Washington and Tehran in more than three decades of estrangement between the two nations.
In most Latin American countries, including those with relatively progressive governments, huge wealth disparities are an obstacle to the pursuit of social justice and greater democracy.
Experts speculate that large pieces are destroyed for the benefit of the cameras, while more portable items are smuggled to dealers in Turkey.
The Union of South American Nations has called on President Obama to revoke sanctions he imposed by executive order March 9 against Venezuela.
President Obama said the situation in Venezuela represents a danger to U.S. interests; protests against that statement occurred all over the world.
The attack on the French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo cannot be condoned. The persons responsible must suffer the full consequences for their actions.
Tragic when it doesn't occur to an economics minister that needed investments in infrastructure and education could be made if only taxes on the upper class were increased.
In Germany today, references to Putin evoke all too sharply recollections of German language used against every Russian leader since the start of World War I.
The right wing Union for a Popular Movement declared victory and the far right National Front surged.