Regions / Europe & Central Asia
Thirty-six years into the U.S. base build-up in the Greater Middle East, military force has failed as a strategy for controlling the region, no less defeating terrorist organizations.
Instead of just talking about inequality, the global business elites gathering in Switzerland can do something about it: Stop dodging their taxes.
Each year Conn Hallinan presents awards to individuals, companies and governments that make following the news a daily adventure.
Economists said the market would save the planet. It didn't.
Nobel Prize Winner Svetlana Alexievich is challenging both a dictator and a bad case of historical amnesia.
2015 had more than its share of bad news. But it also saw groundbreaking victories on climate, marriage equality, the drug war, and diplomacy.
That is, if concern for the fate of fellow tyrants like Syrian President Assad makes him a sensitive guy.
According to Amnesty International, bombing by Russia results in killing 16 civilians for every one Islamic State fighter.
With its elections, Spain takes steps to free itself from the European Union’s tight-fisted policies.
Some Europeans were happy to see Bosnian Muslims massacred by the Serbs and Croats.