Among today’s picks: the Syrian situation, Burma and Thailand play good neighbors and inside Argentina’s soccer hooligan culture.
Today’s picks include the official report into the death of June 4 dissident Li Wangyang, signs of internal strife in Iran and the Indian Navy’s IT personnel plans
Today’s global picks: another Syrian defection, the U.S. wades into the South China Sea and the decline of the Tetra Pak dynasty.
Today’s required reading: an interview with the Taliban, reporting from flood-hit Russia and go “inside Syria.”
In today’s brief: an interview with the Dalai Lama, Israeli settlements under the spotlight and the mysterious deaths of U.S. forces in Africa
Among today’s stories: a rumored Syrian defection, hardline rhetoric in China’s Xinjiang province and Mumbai slum dwellers use film to fight evictions.
In today’s news: How did Yasser Arafat die? And why Marxism is on the rise.
Required reading today: the rise of freak weather, Chinese protests pay off and leading Malaysian opposition politician Anwar Ibrahim speaks his mind.
Hong Kong marked the 15th anniversary of its return to Chinese rule and the inauguration of a new Chief Executive on July 1. Despite some spectacular fireworks, the mood was far from celebratory
Organizations across the globe fight to end the practice, but entrenched traditions, poverty and ineffectual governance stifle the chances for real progress
Today’s global media stories look at the conviction of a prominent journalist in Ethiopia, the possibility of peace talks being revived in the Middle East, and the debate over Egypt’s new first lady.