Nov 30, 2011 3:09PM ET
With his Dominique Strauss-Kahn biography due out on Thursday, Michel Taubmann has been chatty with the French press, spilling what just may be the closest we'll ever get to Strauss-Kahn's version of what happened in room 2806 of the Sofitel Hotel on May 14.
Nov 30, 2011 1:29PM ET
The pilgrimage has been around as long as teenagers have smoked clove cigarettes before majoring in literature in college, but no more will they be able to plant a heavily lipsticked kiss on Oscar Wilde's grave during a visit to Paris
Nov 30, 2011 10:41AM ET
The purpose of Hillary Clinton's trip to Myanmar becomes clearer as she arrives in the country today: it's not so much to hammer out any deals with the nation but rather to see how well (or poorly) the country has been behaving.
Nov 30, 2011 8:41AM ET
A day after the British Embassy in Tehran was ransacked by Iranian students, Britain has sent all of its staff home, Norway has closed its embassy, and an Iranian Parliament member offered up a non-apology, apology for this state-approved, animosity-filled mess.
Nov 30, 2011 7:14AM ET
Thousands of public workers across the U.K. staged what's being called the biggest general strike in a generation, shutting down schools, transportation, and some health care facilities, as unions fight with the government over pension reforms.
Nov 29, 2011 6:49PM ET
In today's tour of the Middle East, Iran finds its own Occupy movement, Israel sends a message about dating to American expats and a mystery explosion remains.... mysterious.
Nov 29, 2011 1:26PM ET
As if Contagion weren't enough to freak you out this flu season, the dangerous details of a pair of new flu viruses -- one bioengineered avian, one naturally occurring swine strain -- is almost enough to make you start wearing a biohazard suit to work.
Nov 29, 2011 1:23PM ET
Today's round of the British government's inquiry into the phone hacks at at News Corp. newspapers just concluded after interviewing three of its former journalists -- but it was Paul McMullan, a seven-year News of the World veteran, who was the showstopper.
Nov 29, 2011 9:56AM ET
In your "Can they actually do that?" moment of the day, the Thai government has issued a warning that anyone who "likes" or "shares" a Facebook comment insulting the Thai Monarchy is committing a crime.
Nov 29, 2011 9:52AM ET
As far as initial public offering speculation goes, Facebook is the new Groupon, and we should expect a blizzard of blog posts pretending to know the social network's Wall Street dreams this winter.
Nov 29, 2011 9:11AM ET
Protesters have left two British embassy sites in Tehran after they forced their way inside during a raucous anti-Western demonstration on Tuesday.
Nov 29, 2011 8:17AM ET
Cartoonist Tom Toles sees a similarity between our planet and Humpty Dumpty.
Nov 29, 2011 7:01AM ET
A psychiatric report has ruled that Anders Breivik, who murdered 77 people in a mass killing spree in Norway this summer, is mentally ill and should not face a normal criminal trial and prison.
Nov 28, 2011 2:37PM ET
Cute British classical-singer-turned-pop-star Charlotte Church told a sad story to Parliament about how she tried to bribe Rupert Murdoch for favorable coverage in his papers with a free concert at his wedding but got the tabloid treatment anyway.
Nov 28, 2011 11:38AM ET
As Europe's debt crisis rages on, a collection of financial experts and global institutions are warning European leaders that the Euro Zone could collapse if swift actions aren't taken.
Nov 28, 2011 10:46AM ET
Gen. James F. Amos, the head of the U.S. Marines who wasn't too thrilled with Don't Ask Don't Tell being repealed in September, is thrilled today with how the lift on the ban of gays in the military has gone so far, reports the AP.
Nov 28, 2011 10:07AM ET
The NATO airstrike that killed 24 Pakistani soldiers on Saturday is forcing the U.S. to brace for a spate of terrorist attacks, re-route its supply lines and engage in a public shouting match with Pakistan while it simultaneously holds private talks to salvage the shattered relationship.
Nov 28, 2011 5:14AM ET
Despite long lines and confusing rules, Egyptians have turned out in droves to vote in the country's first elections since the end of Hosni Mubarak's decades-old regime.
Nov 27, 2011 3:48PM ET
Rumors swirled this morning that the IMF was preparing a monster-sized loan for Italy in case their debt crisis spirals further into chaos, but a closer look reveals this rumor might not have any legs.
Nov 27, 2011 2:38PM ET
The Arab League has approved a long list of unprecedented economic sanctions on Syria designed to force the government to curb violence against antigovernment protestors.
Nov 27, 2011 1:04PM ET
American troops have been evicted from a Pakistani drone base and main supply lines have been cut off after yesterday's NATO attack that left 24 Pakistan soldiers dead, but details over what exactly happened are still murky.
Nov 26, 2011 7:45PM ET
Bus crash kills six and injures 28.
Nov 26, 2011 6:52PM ET
Country's refusal to allow observers in likely to result in serious sanctions.
Nov 26, 2011 10:45AM ET
Pakistan claims attacks were unprovoked.
Nov 25, 2011 1:18PM ET
Former Mubarak-era prime minister Kamal al-Ganzouri accepts the same post and agrees to form an interim cabinet as protests continue
Nov 23, 2011 2:28PM ET
Well this is awkward. English speakers are passing around video today of a Russian news anchor apparently lifting her middle finger up to the camera when she mentions Barack Obama's name.
Nov 23, 2011 12:36PM ET
What does an American student detained in Cairo tell his mom during that "one call home" arrested folks always get? He tells her that he's innocent, of course.
Nov 23, 2011 12:35PM ET
Yemeni President Ali Abdullah Saleh has officially stepped down, signed over a transfer of power agreement and landed himself a nice deal in the process--possibly avoiding the fate of overthrown Arab dictators before him.
Nov 23, 2011 10:30AM ET
Less than two hours after a truce between protesters and police was called, rocks and tear gas began flying again in Cairo's Tahrir Square.
Nov 23, 2011 10:17AM ET
A day after Husain Haqqani resigned from a job that no one really wants he was happy to kiss goodbye, Pakistan has appointed Sherry Rehman as its new ambassador to the United States.