London police on Friday arrested Andy Coulson, the former News of the World editor who also served as the prime minister's former communications chief, in relation to Britain's tabloid phone-hacking scandal.London police said a 43-year-old man was arrested Friday morning over allegation
Greece's Parliament on Wednesday was poised to approve harsh new austerity measures aimed at forestalling a devastating default, but street protests vented popular anger over the plan for deep public-sector cuts and tax increases.A deputy with the opposition conservatives said she will break ran
Agriculture is topping the G-20 agenda for the first time as agriculture ministers from the world's largest economies gather in Paris beginning Wednesday.Ever since a dramatic spike in world food prices in 2008 sparked panic and deadly riots in countries across three continents, agriculture and food
In any democracy, governments can lose power following a popular vote. But under the parliamentary system, governments can vote to strip themselves of power.That's the dynamic behind Tuesday's confidence vote in Greece.
Eleven years after being held hostage for several days by a militant group in Kyrgyzstan, a professional rock climber is heading back for the Kyrgyz cliffs.In August 2000, photographer John Dickey embarked on a trek with three other avid climbers.
Like his predecessors, President Barack Obama sometimes has to shake hands with dictators. During his speech last month about the Arab Spring protest movements, Obama suggested that America's interests would come to be better aligned with its values.
Following the revolution that ousted Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak earlier this year, the country's economy is sagging — tourism has plummeted, unemployment is soaring and poverty is spreading.This week, a delegation of U.S.