The US is aiming to send 20 to 30,000 extra troops to Afghanistan by the beginning of next summer.
Washington is already sending some 3,000 extra
Iraq’s parliament has rejected a draft law that would have allowed troops from Britain, Australia and several other countries to remain beyond the
A ring of police now have to protect Athens’s grand Christmas tree, after the first spruce was reduced to ashes in the ongoing student protests
Thousands of people have taken part in a funeral procession on the Gaza Strip.
Many marchers demanded vengeance and called for more suicide
Heavy traffic all day, going in and out of the royal palace in Brussels, where King Albert II has been trying to find a candidate willing to become
Belgium has been left scrambling for political leadership, in the wake of the Fortis affair.
The botched attempt to bail out the troubled finance
Incoming US President Barack Obama has promised to help the embattled carmaking industry, but only if it seizes the opportunity to reform.
Three Danish soldiers serving with NATO forces in Afghanistan have been killed and one was injured when their armoured vehicle drove over a roadside
A renewal of violence in the Gaza strip has already claimed its first victim, one day after the end of a truce between Israel and the ruling Hamas
Hours of overnight talks have failed to bring a quick resolution to Belgium’s latest political crisis, and more talks are scheduled for today
Just a week before Christmas the European Parliament has said “yes” to a new law aiming to reinforce rules on toy safety. The difficulty has been how
The US President-elect Barack Obama has promised to create more jobs in the floundering American motor industry, but said at the same time that the
Belgium has been thrown into chaos once again at the highest level. Prime Minister Yves Leterme has tendered the resignation of the entire
A Russian warship has sailed into Havana Bay for the first time since the collapse of the Soviet Union. The anti-submarine destroyer Admiral