After 25 years of unification, annexation, or occupation, the only safe predictions in Germany still seem to be the ones about lunar eclipses.
On this date in 1990,the Supreme Soviet gave approval to switch to a free market economy, the signal for the GDR to leave the now moribund Warsaw Pact.
Obstacles loom and agreements so far are partial ones.
Greek voters handed a stunning victory to the left-wing Syriza party and its leader Alexis Tsipras, as they went to the polls for the third time in a year.
Sanders denounced what he called the "political cowardice" of Republicans who "scheme to make it harder for people who disagree with them to vote."
The possibility of creating all-people's unity against the corporate, imperialist enemy is getting greater.
One of the parties that led international social democracy's turn toward the centrist 'third way' in the 1990s is now poised to elect a new leader from the left.
Otto Perez Molina resigned and was arrested on charges of corruption and accepting bribes; the elections that followed sent a confused message.
A group of Democratic members of the U.S. House of Representatives have called for the suspension of projected U.S. aid to Honduran police.
The leaders of Canada's four major political parties participated in the first debate of what will be a long campaign with the potential to make history.