Hush-hush talks staged near Paris by independent organizers bring leaders of enemy sides in the Afghan war together for informal talks. Will this lead to official peace negotiations?
Though significant differences over details remain, French officials tell TIME to expect an international intervention plan into Mali to get accepted by the U.N. before the year’s end
With no religious taboos against consuming bunny meat, the animal may be a key ingredient in the fight against hunger. It also can be raised grain-free.
We’re already seeing a return to Cold War era containment strategies as the relationship between the world’s two largest economies deteriorates, argues Ian Bremmer, president of the Eurasia Group and author of ‘Every Nation …
France, Germany and Britain become central antagonists in more general discord over a multiyear E.U. budget — and risk preventing Europe from fulfilling one of its most basic operational tasks
Allegations of voter fraud add further bile to the leadership race for France’s main conservative party, as it chooses between its neo-Gaullist roots or drifting towards the far right of Marine Le Pen
The leftist government of French President François Hollande tables legislation to legalize same-sex marriages and adoptions amid rising opposition and public hesitation
Like his friend Mitt Romney, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu quite plainly wanted just one term for Barack Obama. Now, he must move on.
From Syrian rebels to polar bears, global stakeholders hope for changes after Tuesday’s U.S. presidential election
The two U.S. presidential candidates found no reason to quarrel over the American use of drones overseas. But Pakistanis see it differently.
Raúl Castro’s decision this week to let Cubans travel freely outside their communist island is a reminder of the jaded cold-war policies Washington and Havana adopted after the 1962 U.S.-Soviet standoff
One of the world’s most-famous artists is having an important retrospective in the Smithsonian, but Ai Weiwei can’t attend because the authorities in Beijing won’t give him back his passport. He talks to TIME about his art, his …