She became the first woman to hold one of the most prestigious positions in the European Union and who will be one of the most prominent faces from the bloc on the world stage.
By Raf Casert, Associated Press
Shots were fired as pro-Russian troops broke through concrete walls and forced their way into a Ukrainian air force base in the Crimean city of Belbek on Saturday.
By Kayla Ruble
After months of negotiations, Palestinian rival factions Hamas and Fatah on Thursday finalized a unity government in an effort to end violence between the groups and lead the Palestinians out of yearlong international isolation.
By Admin, PBS NewsHour
A British laboratory has found that two victims of Turkey's bird flu outbreak died from a slightly mutated strain of the H5N1 virus, raising fears the virus could start spreading more easily.
By PBS NewsHour
The World Trade Organization concluded Tuesday that the European Union can retaliate against the United States in a dispute over a U.S. 1916 anti-dumping law.
U.S. Secretary of State Colin Powell traveled to Turkey Tuesday in an effort to mend diplomatic relations between the United States and Europe, which have soured over the U.S.-led war in Iraq.
France, the current chair of the United Nations Security Council, said Tuesday it would ask European Union nations to unite in opposition to early military action in Iraq.
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