Seeing Germany’s Past, with Eyes Wide Open

Seeing Germany’s Past, with Eyes Wide Open

Tom Schilling in Never Look Away (Sony Pictures Classics) The new film Never Look Away is a triumph of art and history ‘As I write, highly civilized human beings are flying overhead, trying to kill…

Hungary Shows the West the Path to Survival

Hungary Shows the West the Path to Survival

Viktor Orbán arriving at NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization) Summit 2018 in December. By Gints Ivuskans/shutterstock A specter is haunting the European Union—the specter of Eastern Europe. Hungary is a country slightly more populous than Virginia,…

Heres what happened to the migrant caravan that arrived in Tijuana last year

Heres what happened to the migrant caravan that…

TIJUANA, Mexico — The familiar ritual unfolds each morning like clockwork now, next to the giant "Mexico" in block letters that greets visitors and migrants to the Chaparral pedestrian crossing into  San Diego. A woman standing…

With millions of dollars of U.S. aid stuck at the Venezuelan border, what happens next?

With millions of dollars of U.S. aid stuck…

John Hudson National security reporter focusing on the State Department and diplomacy. February 8 at 7:48 PM CUCUTA, Colombia — Millions of dollars worth of food and medical supplies remained stuck at the border of…

Carbon Taxes: A Letter from Canada

Carbon Taxes: A Letter from Canada

Esso gas station in Richmond Hill, Ontario, Canada, in 2015. (Mark Blinch/Reuters) Promises of revenue neutrality don’t survive contact with the real world. Hey America, It’s Canada, your friendly neighbor to the north. You might…

Glaring Theresa May kicks Brexit vote down the road after robust talks with EU

Glaring Theresa May kicks Brexit vote down the…

Stony-faced Theresa May kicked MPs' Brexit vote back as far as MARCH today after struggling through "robust" talks with Brussels. EU chief Jean-Claude Juncker rebuffed her bid to reopen talks on the 585-page Brexit deal…

Russia jails Dane for six years in Jehovahs Witnesses purge

Russia jails Dane for six years in Jehovahs…

MOSCOW (Reuters) - A Russian court on Wednesday found a Danish adherent of the Jehovah’s Witnesses guilty of organizing a banned extremist group and jailed him for six years in a case critics condemn as…

Kate takes item that makes her happy to school - and its to do with her kids

Kate takes item that makes her happy to…

The Duchess of Cambridge was asked to take something that makes her happy along with her to a school visit - and what she picked is adorable. Kate visited Lavender Primary School in Enfield, north…

Uber Is Under Siege All Over the World

Uber Is Under Siege All Over the World

Taxi drivers block a highway near the Adolfo Suarez Barajas airport during an open-ended strike against VTC regulations in Madrid, Spain, January 22, 2019. (Juan Medina/Reuters) Governments should adapt to the future, not give in…

Mom blames Instagram for death of girl, 11, after she viewed distressing images

Mom blames Instagram for death of girl, 11,…

An author has blamed Instagram for her daughter's suicide after she viewed 'disturbing' images on the social media platform. Ursula Keogh, 11, took her own life by jumping 75ft from a bridge into a river…

28 Haitians killed when migrant boat sinks near Bahamas

28 Haitians killed when migrant boat sinks near…

A boat smuggling a large group of Haitian migrants sank over the weekend, killing at least 28 people, officials said. The U.S. Embassy in Port-Au-Prince, Haiti, said officials managed to rescue 17 people, including two…

More than One Year Later, Iran’s Protests Endure

More than One Year Later, Iran’s Protests Endure

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani (Brendan Mcdermid/Reuters) Tehran is caught in a straitjacket ‘This is nothing.” So said Iranian president Hassan Rouhani on January 1, 2018, four days after nationwide protests began to consume his country.…

The Fight for Venezuela’s Soul

The Fight for Venezuela’s Soul

Opposition supporters take part in a rally against President Nicolas Maduro’s government in Caracas, Venezuela, January 23, 2019. (Carlos Garcia Rawlins/Reuters) The people — the victims of this twisted socialist dream — just want their…

America’s Withdrawal From Syria Must Be Total

America’s Withdrawal From Syria Must Be Total

The al-Tanf garrison in southern Syria. Credit: Public Domain Despite President Donald Trump’s December withdrawal order, the United States government announced Friday that it’s considering a plan to keep a remote base in southeastern Syria.…

Wikileaks takes a swipe at secretive Vatican

Wikileaks takes a swipe at secretive Vatican

Pope Francis at the Vatican on Wednesday. (Tony Gentile/Reuters) Chico Harlan Rome bureau chief covering southern Europe and sometimes parts beyond January 30 at 4:59 PM ROME — WikiLeaks, the tell-anything anti-secrecy organization, on Wednesday…

Undoing the China Shock

Undoing the China Shock

Trade with China helps make it possible. (Spencer Platt/Getty Images) It’s a less attractive course on trade than one might think American manufacturing doesn’t offer nearly as many jobs as it once did, and there…

Boy, 17, stabbed to death with Rambo knife in street identified

Boy, 17, stabbed to death with Rambo knife…

This is the first picture of a "wonderful" 17-year-old boy who was stabbed to death in a north London street yesterday evening. Nedim Bilgin was allegedly attacked with a 'Rambo' knife after a witness claims…