This courageous vote hit usually smug politicians and bankers so hard you could almost hear their teeth rattle.
Since 2010, Greece has accepted harsh austerity requirements imposed by the Troika, in exchange for further loans to keep the government and economy afloat.
Today marks the 200th anniversary of the defeat of Napoleon by the British Duke of Wellington and Prussian field marshal Gebhard Blücher.
On this date in 1215, humanity took one of its greatest steps in the long march toward democracy.
The Left Party is the only opposition force with any real clout in Germany, so a gathering with representatives of its 60,000 members was important enough.
Top leaders of seven nations at the G7 Summit discuss "the global economy as well as... foreign, security and development policy."
International law guarantees the right to seek asylum; seizing boats and mass detentions are violations of this right.
The red hammer-and-sickle banners of the Portuguese Communist Party and the green flags of the Green Ecological Party filled the streets of Lisbon.
Last year, Robert Serra was murdered in his apartment in Caracas, along with Maria Herrera, his companion and political helper.
The legislative arm of the European Union approved a position statement backing, with modifications, the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership.