Switzerland and Germany Unlikely Adversaries in Spy Drama

German authorities arrest a Swiss man accused of spying on government auditors who penetrated Swiss bank secrecy to identify tax dodgers. (…) Read more > Continue Reading this News >

Lebanon Repeals Its Marry-Your-Rapist Law

Men accused or convicted of rape in Lebanon will no longer be exonerated if they marry their victims, as the country joins several other Arab nations in reversing such laws. […]

Germany's Vice-Chancellor Says He's Shocked To Find UK Has "No Real Strategy" On Brexit

Sean Gallup / Getty Images BERLIN – Germany's vice-chancellor has said he is shocked the UK appears to have “no real strategy” for Brexit negotiations and said Britain will have […]

Prominent Opposition Leader in Iran Begins Hunger Strike

Old, sick and increasingly frustrated, Mehdi Karroubi, who has been under house arrest since 2001, demanded a public trial in exchange for ending his fast. (…) Read more > Continue […]

German Vice-Chancellor Was Shocked Trump Did Not Condemn Charlottesville Racists

Hannibal Hanschke / Reuters BERLIN — The German Vice-Chancellor, Sigmar Gabriel, said he was shocked President Donald Trump failed to condemn the white supremacist rally in Charlottesville, adding that it […]

U.K. Sets Out Goals for an Open Irish Border. Trade Is More Complex.

Britain has vowed to keep an open frontier but remains vague about how to accomplish that while exiting the European Union’s single market and customs union. (…) Read more > […]

Tillerson Promotes Diplomat Who Passed Classified Info to Pro-Israel Lobby

Paul J. Richards / AFP / Getty Images As the Trump administration widens its crackdown on unauthorized leaks to the press, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson has promoted a diplomat […]

Theresa May Sharpens Her Response to Trump’s Charlottesville Remarks

Britain’s prime minister has appeared reluctant to criticize the American president and seemed to tread carefully again after the violence in Virginia. (…) Read more > Continue Reading this News […]

New Analysis Detects Objects Near Suspected MH370 Plane Crash Site

Satellite images from soon after a Malaysia Airlines Boeing 777 went missing in 2014 may offer clues to its location, the Australian authorities said. (…) Read more > Continue Reading […]

Fiat Chrysler Joins BMW in Race to Make Self-Driving Cars

The alliance, which also includes Intel and Mobileye, could help Fiat Chrysler catch up in new technologies and fend off competitors from Silicon Valley. (…) Read more > Continue Reading […]

Turnbull Renounces City’s Vote to Drop References to Australia Day

Comments by the prime minister, who called the decision by Yarra “a repudiation” of national values, stoked discussion about the meaning of the holiday. (…) Read more > Continue Reading […]

These British MPs Want Any Plans For A State Visit By Trump To Be Cancelled

Politicians across the political spectrum expressed their disgust at Trump’s response to the protests in Charlottesville and called on Theresa May to take a stand. After US president Donald Trump […]

Sperm Count in Western Men Has Dropped Over 50 Percent Since 1973, Paper Finds

Research that studied semen samples from nearly 43,000 men from 50 countries detected a sharp downward trend that is provoking broad health concerns. (…) Read more > Continue Reading this […]

How A Hoax Made To Look Like A Guardian Article Made Its Way To Russian Media

Screenshot A completely fake article, made to look as if it were published by The Guardian and containing explosive comments attributed to the former head of British intelligence, was likely […]

China’s Crackdown on North Korea Over U.N. Sanctions Starts to Pinch

A ban on North Korean seafood exports began to be felt this week, curtailing an easy source of cash for the North Korean government but angering Chinese wholesalers. (…) Read […]