As National People’s Congress gets under way in Beijing, milk powder is emerging as a key point of contention between mainland China and Hong Kong
The Venezuelan President was known for his vociferous, colorful rhetoric.
Venezuelans mourn the passing of the charismatic, controversial President known as ‘El Comandante’.
Born in poverty, Hugo Chávez rose through the military and survived a failed coup to become one of the most influential figures in Latin America. The socialist leader, a demagogic populist who consolidated power and was in his …
Like his idol, Fidel Castro, Venezuelan President Hugo Chávez was one of the most garrulous and pugnacious leaders Latin America has ever known. That makes his death in Caracas today, March 5, at age 58, after a long and …
Despite gains against Islamist militias in Mali, France believes victory in the Sahel will require political reform across Africa to eliminate the threat for good
The Israeli Health Minister has announced an investigation into reports that Ethiopian immigrant women have been injected with contraceptives for years without consent
The rejection by Wharton might only be a small irritant in the grand scheme of the Indian chief minister’s political ascension, but it highlights how radioactive he remains
Germany’s postwar homosexuality laws continue to stigmatize former victims, Turkey’s model of democracy might not necessarily work in Arab Spring nations and Argentina will not give up its claim to the Falkland Islands
The chief of the Syrian rebels’ new Military Command faces a tough task not simply coordinating a war against the Assad regime, but controlling the patchwork of militant groups and rebel outfits that make up his fighting force.
A group Chinese activists last week issued an open letter calling for the government to ratify the International Convention on Civil and Political Rights.
Five years after more than 1,000 people were killed in election-related violence, Kenyans went to the polls on Monday to begin casting votes in a nationwide election seen as the country’s most important — and complicated — in …
As the country’s vibrant literary festivals attest, Pakistan’s troubles and complexity have produced a bracing culture of readers