Cuba and the U.S. will soon open embassies in their two capital cities, ending 54 years of no diplomatic relations. Yet normal bi-national relations are unlikely.
The manifesto urged nations to find peaceful ways to settle differences and to renounce the use of nuclear weapons, which only promised "universal death."
Puerto Rico is unable to pay back its $72 billion dollar deficit and announced that the island's economy is on the verge of collapse.
All the workers of the world, I hope, hear the Greek voice, as in ages past they did. Solidarity. Its time is now.
In 1415, Czech religious reformer Jan Hus, condemned as a heretic against the doctrines of the Catholic Church, was burned at the stake.
This courageous vote hit usually smug politicians and bankers so hard you could almost hear their teeth rattle.
Since 2010, Greece has accepted harsh austerity requirements imposed by the Troika, in exchange for further loans to keep the government and economy afloat.
Today marks the 200th anniversary of the defeat of Napoleon by the British Duke of Wellington and Prussian field marshal Gebhard Blücher.
On this date in 1215, humanity took one of its greatest steps in the long march toward democracy.
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.