As NATO celebrates its 60th anniversary on April 4, it faces tough questions about what role it should play on the global stage. Throughout its history, the alliance has encountered critical moments that have helped define its future.
Police in Northern Ireland charged a man, reportedly leading republican Colin Duffy, with the murder of two British soldiers earlier this month, the deadliest attack in the province in more than a decade.
Czech Prime Minister Mirek Topolanek formally handed in his resignation Thursday following his government's ouster in Tuesday's no-confidence vote. Czech President Vaclav Klaus has called for the quick formation of a new government.
British authorities have ordered an investigation into whether MI5 agents were complicit in the torture of former Guantanamo detainee Binyam Mohamed (photo), an Ethiopian citizen and British resident who was released last month.
Jean-Marie Le Pen, MEP and leader of France's far-right Front National, outraged assembled members of the European Parliament by repeating his assertion that the Nazi gas chambers were "a mere detail" in the history of the Second World War.
Gas chambers were a "detail" of WWII, Jean-Marie Le Pen, leader of the far-right Front National party in France, told the European Parliament on Wednesday. His view led some EU members to challenge his senior position in the parliament.
Czech Prime Minister Mirek Topolanek said before the European Parliament on Wednesday that the fall of his nation's government will "not impact" its turn in the EU presidency. His government was ousted on Tuesday in a no-confidence vote.
Czech Prime Minister Mirek Topolanek announced he would resign after his government lost a parliamentary no-confidence vote Tuesday. The Czech constitution says the government must resign after it loses the confidence of parliament.
The Czech Chamber of Deputies has gathered to vote on a no-confidence motion against Prime Minister Mirek Topolanek, the fifth such vote since he took office in January 2007. The Czech Republic currently holds the EU presidency.