Tens of thousands of demonstrators march through Prague to voice their anger over spending cuts, tax rises and corruption
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The Border Security Force soldiers are unfailingly polite and hospitable, but conspicuously armed and resolute. We go no further.
China's corruption scandal took a dramatic twist yesterday when the wife of the former high-flying Chinese politician Bo Xilai was accused of poisoning the British businessman Neil Heywood for threatening to expose her plan to move money abroad.
Latin American leaders, weary of the drug war, are calling for an important discussion on drug legalization. The U.S. should not turn away.
Government, under pressure to come up with a comprehensive climate policy, admits it has not done enough to mitigate growing problems
Doubts are growing about the planned ceasefire in Syria after the government made new demands and the rebels said they believed the plan would fail
German writer and Nobel laureate Günter Grass has effectively been banned from Israel after a poem he published accused the country of endangering world peace sparked a global firestorm of criticism and counter-criticism.
Syrian troops pounded opposition areas, activists said, killing 74 civilians in an offensive that has sent thousands of refugees surging into Turkey before next week's U.N.-backed ceasefire aimed at staunching a year of bloodshed.
Pity the winner of the 2013 Masters, who for all the wonderful golf he will have played and all the great players he will have beaten, might be destined to share his moment with an American businesswoman named Virginia Rometty, who reached the summit of the corporate pile this year when she was appointed the CEO of the computer group IBM.
New Invisible Children video an attempt to address widespread criticism their work oversimplified the conflict