World leaders on Wednesday continued to condemn Russia's decision to formally recognize two breakaway Georgian regions, Abkhazia and South Ossetia, and to maintain troops in South Ossetia.
Some 200,000 people are estimated to have attended Sen. Barack Obama's speech in Berlin Thursday, a sign of the increased interest abroad in this year's U.S. election. A panel of European journalists offer insight.
Following is a transcript of Sen. Barack Obama's speech in Berlin, Germany, as prepared for delivery and distributed by his campaign.
Eight industrialized nations concluded their summit Friday after reaching an agreement on aid to Africa, but failing to reach consensus on climate change or missile defense. Two experts detail the conference results.
Members of the Group of Eight industrialized nations met in Germany Wednesday for the start of a three-day summit at which a main topic will be climate change. A German journalist and American international policy advocate discuss the conference.
Conservative Nicolas Sarkozy won France's presidential run-off election Sunday, and he has vowed to mend frayed relations with the United States. Margaret Warner reports from France on the impacts of his win.
Religion has played an important role in politics throughout Europe, from France to Turkey, over the past decades. Ray Suarez details his recent travels to Europe, where he was discussing the role of religion in public life.
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Conservative leader Angela Merkel has reached an agreement with rival Social Democrats and will become Germany's first female chancellor.
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