Greg Myre appears in the following:
Friday, May 27, 2016
Kikue Takagi narrowly survived the atomic bomb that killed her classmates. Soon after she moved to California, where she worked for many years at Disneyland. Now in her 80s, she's back in Hiroshima.
Tuesday, May 24, 2016
As his time in office winds down, President Obama has sought to jettison vestiges of the Cold War and reach out to old rivals, from Vietnam to Cuba and beyond.
Thursday, May 19, 2016
Egypt's government faces mounting criticism. There's an insurgency in the Sinai Peninsula. The tourist industry is in tatters. And now, add to that a second aviation disaster in just over six months.
Thursday, May 12, 2016
The Summer Olympics in Rio were supposed to be a showcase for modern, prosperous Brazil. Instead, the country is suffering a national meltdown that will now include the president's impeachment trial.
Monday, May 09, 2016
In just over a year, King Salman has decreed plans for major economic reform, launched a more assertive foreign policy and set a line of succession that could guide the kingdom for decades to come.
Tuesday, April 12, 2016
A survey of 3,500 Arab youths in the Middle East and North Africa found that most say ISIS is the biggest obstacle facing the Middle East. The threat of terrorism and cost of living are also concerns.
Monday, April 11, 2016
The White House hasn't announced any such plans. But Obama will be in Japan next month and a visit would be a grand symbolic gesture in keeping with his emphasis on nuclear nonproliferation.
Saturday, April 09, 2016
Mosquitoes inflict more death and spread more illness than any animal. The Zika virus is just the latest example. But now humanity is finally getting the upper hand.
Friday, April 08, 2016
Kevin Dawes was seized in Syria in 2012. The government never acknowledged holding him, but has now freed him after what U.S. officials described as lengthy negotiations.
Monday, March 28, 2016
Pakistan's security forces have been waging an offensive against the Taliban since 2014 and have diminished the radical Islamist group. Sunday's bombing showed the country remains vulnerable.
Wednesday, March 23, 2016
The Islamic State has been steadily losing ground in its self-described caliphate of Syria and Iraq. But it is becoming more potent with its terror attacks in Europe and North Africa.
Tuesday, March 22, 2016
First there was the assault on the satirical magazine
Charlie Hebdo. Then came the coordinated assault in Paris. And now twin attacks in Brussels. Europe is struggling to cope with a surge in terror.
Saturday, March 19, 2016
The migrant crisis is the latest example of the fraught, tangled relationship. Europe wants Turkey as a buffer that blocks spillover from Middle East chaos. Turkey wants access to Europe's markets.
Thursday, March 17, 2016
The secretary of state says the atrocities by the radical Islamic group constitute genocide against Christians, Yazidis and Shiite Muslims.
Tuesday, March 15, 2016
The Russian leader is abruptly pulling back in Syria after a bombing campaign that lasted less than six months. He says he got what he wanted — but he may also be wary of a quagmire.
Saturday, March 12, 2016
America has joined Saudi Arabia and Russia as one of the world's leading oil producers. Forecasters predicted this would usher in a golden age. It hasn't worked out that way.
Tuesday, March 01, 2016
A handwritten will by Osama bin Laden said he had a fortune of "
about 29 million dollars" and that most of it should be spent "on Jihad," according to documents released by the U.S. government on Tuesday.
The will was among more than 100 documents made public by ...
Thursday, January 28, 2016
Less than two weeks after international sanctions were lifted, Iran is already cutting
megadeals with Europe. The French automaker Peugeot-Citroen said Thursday it will return to Iran, while Iran appeared poised to buy at least 100 planes from Airbus.
Thursday's developments came during a visit to France by ...
Tuesday, January 26, 2016
Pope Francis met Tuesday with Iran's President Hassan Rouhani, the latest sign of Iran's improving ties in the West as years of sanctions fall away.
The two said they discussed the problems in the region, a reference to the wars in Iraq and Syria.
The pope has made ...
Monday, January 25, 2016
With financial sanctions against Iran falling away, President Hassan Rouhani is wasting no time in seeking new business opportunities for a country that's long been isolated.
The Iranian leader was in Italy on Monday, a stopover that may also include a meeting with Pope Francis, according to media reports. Rouhani ...