Europe

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Number of foreign fighters in Iraq and Syria doubles

By Daniel James Devine
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Terrorism | The number of foreigners flocking to the cause of militant Islam in Iraq and Syria is the largest such influx since 1945, according to a new estimate. More…

Romania’s peculiar abortion history

By Susan Olasky
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Abortion | The taking of human life in the womb is not just an American issue. Romania has the highest abortion rate in Europe at about 480 for every 1,000 live births,

Dollars and Sense: Will trouble in Greece shake U.S. markets?

By Warren Cole Smith
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Money | Greek turmoil. Expect the unexpected this week in the markets. A radical left-wing party vowing to end Greece’s painful austerity program won a historic…

The serpent’s egg

The serpent’s egg

By Andrée Seu Peterson
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Immigration | France’s walled-off immigrant populations have turned mischievous and murderous

Winston Churchill: A man for all times

By Cal Thomas
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History | LONDON—It is an old debating point: Do the times make the man, or does the man make the times? In the case of Winston Churchill, whose death 50 years ago…

Globe Trot: Europe’s battle with totalitarian ideology

By Mindy Belz
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International | DENMARK: Pegida, the European anti-Islamic group, is staying on the march despite death threats from ISIS. Organizers for a demonstration this evening in…

Dollars and Sense: Earnings season, oil, and a Swiss surprise

By Warren Cole Smith
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Money | Earnings season underway. A week ago, Alcoa’s report kicked off the quarterly earnings season, and while it was good, the news has been mostly downhill…

Globe Trot: Terrorists arrested in Belgium planned Paris-like attack

By Mindy Belz
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International | BELGIUM:Islamist fighters killed and arrested in the town of Verviers today intended a major terrorist attack, according to authorities: “You could say a…

Will base closures in Europe leave the U.S. vulnerable?

By Michael Cochrane
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Military | The Pentagon last week announced plans to further consolidate United States forces based in Europe. The realignment will result in the closure of major U.S.

Dollars and Sense: Markets erupt over energy, earnings, and Europe

By Warren Cole Smith
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Money | Volatility continues. Last week was wild on Wall Street, though the volatility was not completely unexpected. In the first three days of the year, beginning…

Globe Trot: Europe’s long, slow-burning, radical fuse

By Mindy Belz
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International | FRANCE: The situation is changing rapidly in Paris, as gunmen involved in Wednesday’s terrorist attack appear to have taken hostages in the eastern part of…

Midday Roundup: Boston readies for marathon bombing trial

By Leigh Jones
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Newsworthy | Reckoning. The much-anticipated trial of accused Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev will begin Monday after a judge denied a request for delay. U.S.

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