The arrest of a minor in Pakistan throws the spotlight back on its infamous blasphemy laws, competition in Sri Lanka among the two giants of Asia and Thailand’s booming cosmetic surgery industry.
Updated: Aug. 17, 2012 at 7:40 a.m. EST
South African police opened fire on a crowd of striking miners on Thursday, killing 34 people and leaving a field strewn with bodies in a massacre that instantly revived memories of the …
Tough reaction to project rioting in Amiens and resumption of controversial Roma deportations find French Socialist President François Hollande adopting security positions leftists once assailed his conservative predecessor …
In today’s choices: the conflict in Syria seeps over its borders, the Latin economies still enjoying the good times and tests of sovereignty in the South China Sea.
The callous handling of sectarian violence in Arakan reminds us that the country’s transition is far from complete
Today’s choices: coup rumors in Egypt, the waning allure of the E.U. to its neighbors and fresh reports of unrest and arrests in Tibet.
A flurry of new economic data in Europe indicates that the slide of the euro zone toward recession isn’t as rapid as some had expected — though it is still steady enough to represent a major threat to the global economy
Today’s picks: recent history repeating itself in Pakistan, insider politics Japan-style and how a U.N. climate change compensation scheme went awry.
Among today’s picks: factional politics in China, the emerging proxy wars in the Middle East and remembering 8-8-88 in Burma.
Today’s required reading: a harrowing account from Syria, searching for the ghosts of the financial crisis and new details in the Bo Xilai scandal