Moussa Abu Marzook, the deputy leader of the radical Palestinian movement, in an interview, says that he’s ready to accept a Palestinian state – but still won’t recognize Israel
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
As Pakistan prepares for a spring election, TIME’s Aryn Baker talks about whether former cricketer Imran Khan has the makings of a leader
India’s beleaguered coalition government prevailed in two key votes that will allow foreign multibrand retailers like Walmart and Tesco to open shop in the country. But the debate will likely continue
At a press conference in Stockholm Mo Yan defended the need for censorship and also declined to repeat earlier comments in support of Liu Xiaobo, the imprisoned Chinese Nobel Peace Prize laureate.
Why were there traces of toxic polonium in the late Palestinian leader’s effects? A forensic lab hopes to find more clues after gathering samples from an exhumation
TIME talks to Daniel Tudor, author of ‘Korea: The Impossible Country,’ about the upcoming presidential election.
Mexico complains, often rightly so, about being overshadowed by Brazil, but Transparency International’s Corruption Perceptions Index is one more reminder of how Latin America’s two titans differ today
Egyptians take sides and take to the streets as President Mohamed Morsi assumes emergency powers he says are necessary to help pass a constitution
On Dec. 6, 1912, archaeologists in Egypt discovered the bust of the great Queen Nefertiti. A hundred years later, the aura of that potentate — and the artifact that has immortalized her — lives on
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
On the streets of China it is a common snack, a dense nougat made from nuts, candied fruits, flour and corn syrup known informally as qiegao — literally “cut cake.” It is shaped into large, thick sheets and sold on the back …