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By Thorsten Benner - Aug 23, 2014 - Last updated at Aug 23, 2014 22:00
In April, when German Chancellor Angel Merkel congratulated Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orbán on his reelection, she let it be kn ...
By Didier Burkhalter - Aug 21, 2014 - Last updated at Aug 21, 2014 22:22
150 years ago to the day, the first Geneva Convention for the Amelioration of the Condition of the Wounded and Sick in Armed Forces in the F ...
By Maria Spiropulu - Aug 13, 2014 - Last updated at Aug 13, 2014 22:30
Almost a century ago, the first galaxy beyond our own was discovered, and within a decade the theory that the universe is expanding was firs ...
By César Gamboa - Aug 13, 2014 - Last updated at Aug 13, 2014 22:29
You may know Peru as the cradle of Incan civilisation. Or you may have tasted its outstanding cuisine. ...
By John S. Katzman - Aug 13, 2014 - Last updated at Aug 13, 2014 22:27
Capitalism has produced many high-quality products and services, from smartphones to high-speed transport and compelling entertainment. Yet ...
By William Burke-White - Aug 11, 2014 - Last updated at Aug 11, 2014 23:00
US President Barack Obama called the downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 an “outrage of unspeakable proportions”, whereas Rus ...
By Anis F. Kassim - Aug 09, 2014 - Last updated at Aug 09, 2014 23:07
The type, character and magnitude of the holocaust against the Palestinians of the Gaza Strip is being labelled by Israel as an act of self- ...
By Stephen Roach - Aug 07, 2014 - Last updated at Aug 07, 2014 22:27
The recently concluded Strategic and Economic Dialogue (S&ED) between the United States and China was a major disappointment. ...
By Mikhail Gorbachev - Aug 05, 2014 - Last updated at Aug 05, 2014 22:31
In May, Vietnam became the 35th and decisive signatory of the 1997 United Nations Convention on the Law of the Non-Navigational Uses of Inte ...
By Anders Levermann - Aug 03, 2014 - Last updated at Aug 03, 2014 22:35
Recent satellite observations have confirmed the accuracy of two independent computer simulations that show that the West Antarctic ice shee ...

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