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Op-Ed Contributor: A Sea Change in Greece?

published about 2 hours ago
The strict economic policies of the government have begun to bear fruit and better days now seem possible.

Scotland Should Get Increased Powers, Including Over Taxation, Commission Says

published about 3 hours ago
Under new recommendations, the Scottish Parliament would set income tax rates and bands, and the region would get a larger share of welfare spending and revenue from sales taxes.

Lucien Clergue, Master and Promoter of Art Photography, Dies at 80

published about 9 hours ago
Lucien Clergue, Master and Promoter of Art Photography, Dies at 80
Mr. Clergue enjoyed a national stature in France for his modernist work, famous patrons and photography festival in Arles.

Francis Fraser, Who Cashed in on His Cruelty, Dies at 91

published about 10 hours ago
Francis Fraser, Who Cashed in on His Cruelty, Dies at 91
Known as an underworld enforcer and once suspected in as many as 40 deaths, Mr. Fraser turned his life of crime into a lucrative retirement by chronicling his own deeds in books and films.

World Briefing: Germany: Merkel Repeats Tough Stance on Ukraine

published about 11 hours ago
Chancellor Angela Merkel of Germany told Germany’s Parliament on Wednesday that no military solution to the crisis with Russia was possible, but also that there was no way to lift sanctions under the present circumstances.