International

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Globe Trot: Merkel urges Obama not to arm Ukrainian forces

By Mindy Belz
Posted

International | UKRAINE: Today German Chancellor Angela Merkel meets U.S. President Barack Obama in Washington. She hopes to persuade the United States not to arm Ukrainian…

Globe Trot: Germany, France make another bid for peace in Ukraine

By Mindy Belz
Posted

International | UKRAINE: Germany and France announced a surprise bid to negotiate an end to the conflict in Ukraine, with heads of state Angela Merkel and François Hollande…

Free for all

Free for all

By Joel Belz
Posted

Free Speech | Absolutists on free speech can’t have it both ways, limiting some and not others

Clamping down on speech

By Emily Belz
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France | French arrests following January’s Charlie Hebdo attacks highlight questions over how much words can hurt

Greek tragedy

Greek tragedy

By Mindy Belz
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Greece | Dependency on government reshapes the character of any nation

Globe Trot: Did Argentina’s president conspire with Iran in Jewish center attack?

By Mindy Belz
Posted

International | ARGENTINA: Shortly before his death, Argentine prosecutor Alberto Nisman drafted an affidavit seeking President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner’s arrest,

Taiwanese plane wreckage pulled from river

By Angela Lu
Posted

Disaster | A TransAsia prop-jet plane clipped a freeway overpass and plunged into a river shortly after takeoff

A pro-life voice in the abortion capital of the world

By Susan Olasky
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Abortion | BUCHAREST, Romania—The nation of Romania has the highest abortion rate in all of Europe. From the late 1960s to the late 1980s, communist dictator Nicolae…

Globe Trot: Greek elections give new life to Spain’s radical left

By Mindy Belz
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International | SPAIN: Thousands of supporters of the radical left Podemos party marched in Madrid over the weekend, in a bid to emulate the success of leftists in Greece and…

Boko Haram ramps up attacks ahead of Nigerian elections

By Julia A. Seymour
Posted

Nigeria | The Islamic extremist group Boko Haram intensified attacks in northern Nigeria and in towns on the border with Chad in recent weeks, threatening to derail the…

Globe Trot: Argentina’s murder scandal is a movie in the making

By Mindy Belz
Posted

International | ARGENTINA: Argentine journalist Damian Pachter saw his Twitter followers go from 420 to more than 10,000 as he broke on the tweetstream a scoop on the murder…

Christians in Niger return home after violent Muslim rampage

By Mary Reichard
Posted

Persecution | Christians in Niger are beginning to return to their homes after a violent rampage by Islamic extremists. Attackers killed at least 10 people and burned 70…

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