Prime Minister Antonis Samaras of Greece visits the White House for the first time today, at a time when anti-U.S. feeling in his country is running high.
Pope Francis made headlines yesterday in response to a question about the supposed “gay lobby” in the Vatican. The pope reportedly reaffirmed the Roman Catholic Church’s position that while homosexual acts were sinful, orientation was not. But he added, “If a person is gay and seeks God and has good will, who am I to judge […]
America's image remains more positive than China's around the world, especially when it comes to how global publics perceive each government's treatment of its own people.
On July 14, 1789, a large mob descended upon the Bastille prison in Paris, overrunning the garrison and executing the jail’s defenders. This event, which came after years of escalating tensions between the nobility and commoners over issues such as debt, taxation, and enlightenment ideals, became a flashpoint for the French Revolution. Two-hundred and twenty-four […]
Around eight-in-ten Senegalese have a favorable view of the United States
A majority of Turks say they have a favorable view of Prime Minister Tayyip Erdogan
As newly-elected President Park Geun-hye prepares to visit Washington, DC to meet with President Obama on Tuesday, South Koreans continue to express overwhelmingly positive views of the United States and its president. The two leaders are expected to discuss a strategy to deal with recent North Korean provocations, including a third nuclear test, the sentencing […]