Among today’s picks: the Syrian situation, Burma and Thailand play good neighbors and inside Argentina’s soccer hooligan culture.
While secular activists worry the U.S. may be supporting an Islamist rise, the only thing certain is that Washington is losing influence over Cairo
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.”
The airing of leaked police recordings of Toulouse al-Qaeda adept Mohammed Merah sparks condemnation in France—and new legal inquiries into his March killing spree that critics claim took place because of serious intelligence failures.
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.
The government of French Socialist President François Hollande reveals nearly $10 billion in new tax hikes largely affecting the rich and companies as part of a emphatically leftist agenda revealed July 4.
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.
Today’s global stories delve into the prospects for peace in Kashmir, Paraguay’s presidential impeachment and the Queen’s historic visit to Northern Ireland.