Quotations of the day

“What caused this individual to kill so many innocent men and women? How did he carry out and plan this attack? How did he get access to the…

Germany: economic giant reluctant to lead

BERLIN (AP) — Germany boasts the world’s most powerful woman, Europe’s most powerful economy and an industrial machine that’s the envy of th…

Israel calls for new pressure on Iran

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel’s prime minister on Tuesday urged the international community to step up pressure on Iran despite signs of possible …

Why is France pushing so hard on Syria?

CREIL, France (AP) — In a secretive compound north of Paris, colored blips and blotches on a computer-screen map of Damascus depict an armor…