International

07/30/2016 - 6:00pm

    Measured against a tempestuous U.S. election season and a failed Turkish coup, Israel (for a change) seems quiet and stable. Bolstered by coalition agreements with the religious right, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu seems politically secure. For now, at least, elections are not on the Israeli horizon and the...

07/20/2016 - 5:00pm

    Elena was 11 years old when a gang member in her home country, Honduras, told her to be his girlfriend.

    “I had to say yes,” Elena, now 14, explained. “If I had said no, they would have...

07/20/2016 - 1:00pm

    France is in the line of fire. Of the 16 terrorist incidents that took place in Western nations this year, five were in France, including the deadliest one -- Thursday's apparent lone wolf attack in Nice, which killed at least 84 people.

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07/19/2016 - 8:00am

    The Bank of England left rates on hold Thursday even after its governor, Mark Carney, said on June 30 that the U.K. decision to quit the European Union meant that "some monetary policy easing will likely be needed over the summer."

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07/19/2016 - 12:00am

    An international court rules that China broke the law by building islands in the South China Sea. China doesn't care.

    Does that make international law a joke? The answer is yes and no.

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07/18/2016 - 3:00pm

    Boris Johnson, the former London mayor and member of Parliament who helped orchestrate the Brexit, will be Britain's foreign secretary. It seems like an odd role for someone who spent the last months campaigning against internationalism, someone who wrote a...

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