PARIS - In a blatant slap at the European Union’s authority, Hungary’s Supreme Court on Tuesday paved the way for a referendum defying an EU order to resettle tens of thousands of migrants among member states.
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Picture an ant. It’s fuzzy, black and small, maybe a fifth of an inch long — and capable of carrying up to 50 times its own body weight. Now envision a powerful motor a million times smaller. (You can’t, not really, but don’t worry - the human brain wasn’t designed that way.)
MOSCOW — Russia and the U.S. said a cease-fire may soon be announced for the besieged Syrian city of Aleppo, which the United Nations believes could help restart talks on ending a five-year civil war.
PYONGYANG, North Korea - The streets of Pyongyang, this most Potemkin of villages, are festooned with red this week, as the North Korean regime prepares to open the seventh congress of its ruling Workers’ Party.
STUTTGART, Germany - Seeking to stare down any future Russian aggression, the United States is looking to deploy more troops and sophisticated weapons to Europe, the U.S. military’s top officer told Foreign Policy.
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry was in Geneva on Monday aiming to further the progress of peace talks over the conflict in Syria. A February cease-fire jointly brokered by Washington and Moscow is in tatters as the Syrian regime continues to pound civilian areas, particularly in and around the beleaguered city of Aleppo.
HAVANA — As passengers cheered, Carnival Corp.’s Fathom Adonia arrived at Havana harbor on Monday morning, officially re-establishing the U.S. cruise business in Cuba.
The cruise ship Fathom Adonia left port in Miami Sunday to begin the first cruise service between the United States and Cuba in more than half a century.
There’s nothing comical about this manga comic: office building windows shatter, trains derail and cars plunge from buckling bridges. It all happens at 4:35 p.m. on a day dubbed “Tokyo’s X Day.”