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
Sudan allows China to set up an agricultural free-trade zone, the Amazon is Brazil’s fastest-growing region, and two young women are arrested in India for comments made on Facebook.
The Egyptian president issues a decree that grants him more power, South Korea’s nuclear sector is criticized for its lack of transparency, and the eurozone faces a dark fourth quarter for the European economy
Bribery is rife in China’s state-run education system, widespread malnutrition plagues India, and European leaders meet in Brussels to try to reach a budget deal.
The World Economic Forum, in collaboration with TIME, speaks with famed virologist Nathan Wolfe about future pandemics on the horizon.
Afghan opium production drops by a third this year, the rate of new HIV infections is cut by half, and legislation proposing women bishops in the Church of England is rejected.
In the war-torn, mineral-rich Democratic Republic of Congo, rebels belonging to an armed group known as the M23 have launched a devastating offensive against the government of President Joseph Kabila, capturing the main …
Colombia’s Farc rebels declare a two-month cease-fire, the E.U. backs a new Syrian opposition coalition, and Egypt blames Israel for the conflict in Gaza.