The Philippine government has plans to turn Bohol province into a major Southeast Asian tourist destination. But the country is going to have to address its violent reputation and crumbling infrastructure first
Dozens were reported killed and thousands of homes destroyed in fires as Muslim-ethnic Rohingya and Buddhist-ethnic Arakanese clashed in western Burma.
Clashes between Muslims and Buddhists in Arakan led to a state of emergency and questions over Burma’s fragile democratic reforms
As the death toll mounts in Syria, attention falls on the shadowy paramilitary gangs now implicated in some of the country’s worst massacres
Must reads for June 11: What will Spain’s bailout really achieve? Who killed Li Wangyang? And will any of Mexico’s presidential hopefuls solve the country’s bloody narco crisis?
Ivory Coast’s war ended last year, but the country remains as divided as ever owing to a lack of action by its neighbors to root out rebels hiding on their sides of the border
Has the Pakistani version of Sesame Street fallen victim to the growing mistrust between Washington and Islamabad?
Leftist parties appear set to capture a majority in France’s parliamentary elections, leaving François Hollande with a freer hand to enact the pro-growth, socially-attentive policies he’s promised amid Europe’s debt crisis.
Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak has styled himself a reformer, but his government’s prosecution of protesters shows he still has a long way to go.
The Libyan militia holding Saif al-Islam Gaddafi have arrested his ICC appointed lawyer and are refusing to cooperate with the central government
Knowing how bailouts doomed the governments of other countries, Spain insists it has accepted a massive “loan” to recapitalize its banks. Others, however, are calling it as they see it