Aid workers in Greece overwhelmed by refugees

"It's a situation that will change your life completely." The paved road began to turn to gravel as the van carrying Rasha Abousalem neared the shores of the Greek island of Lesbos. Neither Abousalem, the...

Russia’s infowars strategy

The U.S. is a "colonial" power seeking to dominate Ukraine. A Dutch investigation of the downing of Malaysian Airlines Flight 17 over eastern Ukraine is "biased, low-quality, full of omissions." Al-Qaida is a...

Turkey’s tense poll

Fighting with the Kurds and ISIS terror are just the beginning of Turkey's problems Whatever government is formed after Turkey’s Nov. 1 parliamentary election, it will confront a country in the midst of a...

Migrant tide tests Hungary’s hospitality, politics

As Orban speaks of an "attack" on Christianity; other Hungarians are more welcoming Szeged, Hungary -- Hungary’s international reputation is again taking a bruising, as images of Hungarian police shooting...

Is Pope Francis a radical?

The pope has changed the Catholic Church's tone, if not its doctrine. He's been variously described as “the great reformer,” the “most interesting man in the world,” and most provocatively,  a...

Far right groups flex muscle in U.K.

Beyond UKIP, a host of smaller British fringe groups seek traction The recent mass-shooting at a historically African-American church in Charleston, S.C. has focused U.S. attention on the persistence of...

After Irish yes, Italy eyes gay unions

Lawmakers lag public opinion in country with no civil unions, same-sex marriage After Irish voters overwhelmingly approved same-sex marriage last month, the next battleground in Europe is clear:...