NAIROBI — The connection between President Barack Obama and Kenya has always been an echo of his relationship with his Kenyan father, which he once described as “an abstraction.”
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LONDON — Greece’s dramatic debt crisis has drawn media attention from the world over, as the depression-racked country flirts with bankruptcy and a possible exit from the euro currency.
Veronica DeNegri waited almost three decades for the news she received last week at her Washington-area home: Officials in Chile were preparing to arrest the men who allegedly burned her son to death during a protest march in Santiago in 1986.
BEIRUT — Syrian President Bashar Assad delivered a sober assessment of the state of his forces on Sunday, acknowledging a manpower shortage and conceding troop withdrawals from some areas, but asserting that the military was not facing collapse.
RAMALLAH, West Bank _ When Sari Sakakini opened his ceramic-tiled Orjuwan deli in Ramallah’s well-to-do Masyoun neighborhood, he hoped it would be the start of a global franchise of Palestinian food. A year later, that hope has dimmed.
MOSCOW — For the state of Russia’s finances, consider places like Chukotka, the territory separated from Alaska by a narrow strait.
MAUI, Hawaii - The Trans-Pacific Partnership free trade agreement negotiations entered their final phase on Friday at a conference on issues such as government procurement and the environment.
WASHINGTON — Congressional critics of the nuclear deal with Iran have opened a new front in their battle with the Obama administration, demanding the release of secret details of Iran’s agreement with the United Nations’ nuclear agency.
ATHENS, Greece — Greece will start talks on a technical level with its international creditors over a new bailout on Tuesday, a government official said in Athens Saturday.
NAIROBI, Kenya — Exuberant Kenyans greeted President Barack Obama on Saturday like a long-lost son, but signs of the gulf between the American president and his father’s homeland were on display when he confronted the Kenyan government about gay rights.