Cuba passes new laws for co-ops, the Kyrgyz government tries to toughen the penalty for bride-kidnapping and Egyptian opposition calls for “no” vote in upcoming referendum
The new Mexican president announces education reforms, South Africa and Vietnam sign a deal to reduce rhino poaching and Northern Irish protests continue
South Korea is dubbed the “Republic of Samsung,” atheists around the world suffer from persecution and Romanian elections stoke a political feud.
The former Thai prime minister faces murder charges for his handling of the 2010 protests, Somali pirate attacks dropped dramatically in 2012 and Hillary Clinton arrives in Belfast, Northern Ireland
Air pollution in Asian cities has worsened in recent years, the French government plans to turn off nighttime lights in Parisian shops and John McAfee is arrested in Guatemala City
India is suspended from the International Olympic Committee, activists argue that the Arab Spring has failed to advance women’s rights in the region and Greece gets dubbed the “most corrupt” country in the E.U.
The Chinese government tightens its control over Macau’s casino industry, growing demand for domestic helpers fuels human trafficking in India and riots break out in Belfast, Northern Ireland.
North Korea’s planned rocket launch in December prompted protests from its neighbors, 10 Christians and 5 policemen were killed in Nigeria over the weekend and the Israeli Prime Minister brushes aside world condemnation of …
South Korea’s growing multiculturalism prompts the country to redefine Koreanness, China is the world’s top importer of illegal timber and Burmese Buddhists call for the country’s Muslims to be put into camps.
The U.N. general assembly vote on Palestinian member status, the number of new HIV/AIDS cases has jumped in China and Kosovo Prime Minister is acquitted for the second time at a U.N. war crimes tribunal.
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 …
India launches the world’s largest cash-to-the-poor program in January, the once-wealthy Greek part of Cyprus is ailing, and Dominique Strauss-Kahn may be tried for allegedly “pimping”
Euro zone finance ministers and the IMF reach a deal on a bailout for Greece, shadow banking in China raises concerns about massive loan defaults, and the remains of Yasir Arafat are exhumed as part of investigation into his death