The Egyptian president has denounced the Israeli attack and recalled Cairo’s ambassador to Tel Aviv. But Mubarak did as much in the past. Will the Muslim Brotherhood do more?
Vladimir Putin may have only returned to the Presidency in May of this year, but it has not taken him long to re-establish his domineering grip over political life. A former agent of the KGB, the notorious spy agency active …
The French economy faces a looming crisis, the Emirati government clamps down on online dissent, and Afghan children suffer psychological damage from war
The drums of war are pounding across Israel and the Gaza Strip following Israel’s targeted killing of Ahmed Jabari, commander of the military wing of Hamas, the Islamist group in control in Gaza. As Israeli air strikes have …
As the Benghazi episode takes center stage in Washington, questions loom over why the Libyans have bungled the investigation
Israel claims to have destroyed the missiles of Hamas they feared most–or at least the ones they know of. But the assault on the Palestinian coastal enclave may go on for weeks.
Despite positive growth in France and Germany, official figures show the 17-nation euro bloc sinking into its second recession since 2009—with experts warning the worst is yet to come.
Burma plans to free hundreds of prisoners, U.N. diplomats claim North Korea is illegally shipping weapons to Syria, and violence escalates in Gaza following the death of Hamas military chief
Aung San Suu Kyi, who studied in India in the 1960s, returned on a much-anticipated, week-long visit to deliver a lecture on the birthday of one of her political idols: India’s first prime minister, Jawaharlal Nehru.
The new Politburo Standing Committee was unveiled at Beijing’s Great Hall of the People on Thursday. A look at the men who made the cut, and those who were passed over.
The death of an Indian woman who was allegedly refused an abortion even though her life appeared to her and her husband to be in danger has prompted Irish abortion rights activists to protest in several cities around the …
A few parallels exist between Israel’s current Gaza operation and the 22-day war that began in December 2008. But the Middle East is a much different place in late 2012, with the risks more complicated and the politics more charged.
From Portugal to Greece, activists and workers furious with the new conditions of austerity governments are imposing on their societies took to the streets in what was dubbed the continent’s first ever united General Strike.