International

02/06/2016 - 12:00am

    No matter how things play out with the fast-spreading Zika virus, people are likely to end up angry at public health authorities.

    It's possible the situation will become worse than expected, both worldwide and in the U.S., where some spread can't be...

01/11/2016 - 4:00pm

    Wednesday's North Korean nuclear test was a harsh reminder that President Barack Obama's drive to achieve a world without nuclear weapons is still very much a dream.

    Even as Iran begins implementing...

01/10/2016 - 9:00pm

    The Democratic People's Republic of Korea announced Tuesday that it had successfully tested another nuclear bomb, its fourth since 2006, and independent reports of man-made seismic activity inside the Hermit Kingdom seem to confirm the claim.

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01/10/2016 - 3:00pm

    A wave of sexual assaults and robberies in Cologne on New Year's Eve, apparently committed by gangs of young men described as "Middle-Eastern" or "North African," has intensified tensions over the arrival of 1.1 million asylum seekers in Germany...

01/10/2016 - 2:00pm

    Germany is reeling from the news, hidden for several days because of its political sensitivity, that as many as 90 women were sexually assaulted by a crowd of young men of Middle Eastern appearance outside Cologne's majestic Cathedral on New Year's Eve. This is...

01/10/2016 - 10:00am

    It's tough these days to be a multinational consumer goods company doing business in both Ukraine and Russia. Coca-Cola felt it over the New Year's holidays: Because of a marketing agency's indiscretion, it is now forced to wiggle out of answering whether...

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