The Left Party is the only opposition force with any real clout in Germany, so a gathering with representatives of its 60,000 members was important enough.
Top leaders of seven nations at the G7 Summit discuss "the global economy as well as... foreign, security and development policy."
International law guarantees the right to seek asylum; seizing boats and mass detentions are violations of this right.
The legislative arm of the European Union approved a position statement backing, with modifications, the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership.
"The decision makes every citizen equal and will strengthen the institution of marriage for all existing and future marriages."
The United States has never ratified the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea, which provides the peaceful means to settle disputes.
The U.S. and USSR agreed not to build defensive missile systems and thus to limit escalation of the nuclear arms race.
He was an outspoken advocate for the poor who was martyred in 1980.
On this date in 1935, José Alberto Mujica Cordano was born in Montevideo, Uruguay.
As the Rohingyas have fled Burma in often unseaworthy boats, they have found themselves barred from landing in other countries.