Cold deaths across Europe as deep freeze continues

Cold deaths across Europe as deep freeze continues

A cold wave across Europe has left at least 23 dead in the past two days, including several migrants and homeless people, authorities said Saturday, with the frigid temperatures expected to continue through the weekend. Russia meanwhile celebrated the coldest Orthodox Christmas in 120 years, and even Istanbul was covered with a blanket of snow. […]

Confusion and surprise across the political spectrum post-Trump triumph

Confusion and surprise across the political spectrum post-Trump triumph

The morning after the presidential election in the United States, observers on both sides of the deep political chasm of American politics are asking themselves the same question: What just happened? In the run-up to Election Day, Democrats and Republican experts alike were predicting a Clinton victory. For the political and pundit classes, even those […]

Rival camps rally across Venezuela as pressure piles on Maduro

Rival camps rally across Venezuela as pressure piles on Maduro

Venezuela’s opposition and government supporters returned to the streets for rival demonstrations Wednesday as tension mounted over a push for a vote on driving President Nicolas Maduro from power in the crisis-stricken country. A week after a mass protest in the capital, supporters of the opposition MUD coalition rallied nationwide near offices of the electoral […]

Attacks across Europe: ‘Terrorists are not mentally ill’

Attacks across Europe: ‘Terrorists are not mentally ill’

Several of the perpetrators of recent attacks in Europe, from Nice to this weekend’s suicide bombing in Germany, have been reported to suffer from psychiatric problems. Yet for Dr. Samuel Leistedt, mental illness does not explain their actions. Mohamed Lahouaiej Bouhlel, the man who killed 84 people at the end of Bastille Day celebrations in […]