Let’s get the cynicism out of the way first. Yes, the takeover of Al Gore’s Current TV by al-Jazeera, a pan-Arab broadcaster headquartered in and funded by the Qatari state, is unlikely to send tremors through the current American media landscape. The revamped al-Jazeera America channel — and, yes, it will actually be called that …
Separate mass shootings sixteen years ago in the U.K. and Australia prompted soul-searching, anger and a rapid political response in both London and Canberra. The resulting legislation saved lives.
On Dec. 6, 1912, archaeologists in Egypt discovered the bust of the great Queen Nefertiti. A hundred years later, the aura of that potentate — and the artifact that has immortalized her — lives on
In 55 wide-ranging lists, TIME surveys the highs and lows, the good and the bad of the past 12 months
Grumbling over territory and marine boundaries, China and India and Vietnam go titting and tatting with pieces of paper.
As thousands of Hamas rockets rained down on Israel, parallel Israeli strikes have led to the deaths of more than 130 Gazans over the span of less than a week (five Israelis have been slain by Hamas rocket fire)
Fifty years after China and India last went to war, the conflict’s legacy still smolders and haunts relations between these two rising Asian powers.
The French say an intervention is a “matter of weeks” away — but what would it look like, and how may it backfire?
This week’s TIME cover story, written by Hannah Beech, examines the upcoming once-in-a-decade leadership transition set to take place in China
The Balkan Wars began on Oct. 8, 1912. 100 years later, TIME looks at images from one of the 20th century’s defining conflicts.
The Balkan wars, which began on Oct. 8, 1912, are considered minor footnotes in 20th century history. But they mean so much more
In what was likely his last appearance before the U.N. General Assembly, Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad bowed out with a whimper
Secretary of State Hillary Clinton envisions a future shaped by pragmatism, collaboration and shared values