The legislative arm of the European Union approved a position statement backing, with modifications, the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership.
"The decision makes every citizen equal and will strengthen the institution of marriage for all existing and future marriages."
The United States has never ratified the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea, which provides the peaceful means to settle disputes.
The U.S. and USSR agreed not to build defensive missile systems and thus to limit escalation of the nuclear arms race.
He was an outspoken advocate for the poor who was martyred in 1980.
On this date in 1935, José Alberto Mujica Cordano was born in Montevideo, Uruguay.
As the Rohingyas have fled Burma in often unseaworthy boats, they have found themselves barred from landing in other countries.
The election was for the presidency of the "Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus," an entity held to be illegal by the U.N.
Sixteen Democratic members have called on Obama to withdraw sanctions on seven Venezuelan government officials.
The Henry Reeve Brigade is only a small part of Cuba's vast system of medical solidarity help to scores of poorer countries.