NATO opened its present headquarters 49 years ago and the anniversary offers a symbolic target for inaugurating its vast new palace of steel and glass in Brussels.
Dublin created a controversy over its Easter date for the commemoration of the centenary of the Easter Rising, the armed insurrection aimed at ending British rule in Ireland and establishing [...]
Palestinian Authority (PA) President Mahmoud Abbas turns 81, a timely age to retire. The PA has dismissed rumours that he is considering an exit, but his advanced age and the parlous state of [...]
The International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia (ICTY) at the Hague deliver its judgment on the former Bosnian Serb leader Radovan Karadzic, who was charged with committing [...]
Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos and the leader of Fuerzas Armadas Revolucionarias de Colombia (FARC) rebels, Rodrigo Londoño, pledged to end the country’s decades-long internal conflict [...]
United States President Barack Obama plans a trip to Cuba Mar 21-22, the first visit in 88 years by a sitting US president, then stops off in Buenos Aires over Mar 23-24 to meet with [...]