A Romanian scandal reflects endemic corruption in Eastern Europe, China’s urban population will drive the next stage of growth and ultranationalist, right-wing Ukrainian party gains increasing support.
Last week, seven Tibetans set themselves on fire in as many days, bringing the total of self-immolations on the troubled high plateau to more than 60 people since March 2011.
With the U.S., France and neighboring West African nations all poised to help Mali’s beleaguered government reclaim the north of the country from rebels and extremist groups, the planned intervention is drawing comparisons to …
Two young Afghans are working hard to start up an Afghan bourse. It may be one way to goose a moribund economy.
Prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s startling decision to link his center-right Likud party with the Russo-phile, rightist Yisrael Beiteinu party of his foreign minister, Avigdor Lieberman, has shaken up an Israeli election …
The media tycoon and former Italian prime minister, sentenced to four years in prison on tax fraud charges, has a knack for slipping through the hands of justice
The death toll rises across the Caribbean as Hurricane Sandy rages on toward the East Coast of the U.S.
The New York Times reveals the hidden fortune of the Chinese prime minister’s family, auto production worldwide hits a record-high, and the Syrian ceasefire is already in doubt
Few expect that the four-day truce in Syria’s civil war scheduled to take effect Friday will hold, much less serve as the prelude to a more sustained peace process.
Over the past few days, violence between the Arakanese (or Rakhine) and Rohingya communities erupted again in the country’s far west, leaving at least 56 dead, according to an Arakan state official’s estimate.
A mysterious Oct. 23 bomb blast in Khartoum, the Sudanese capital, sparked allegations of Israeli subterfuge and sabotage
Friday marks Eid-al-Adha, the close of the four-day annual pilgrimage, or hajj, to Mecca, Saudi Arabia.
China’s criminal justice and prison system is known for being notoriously opaque—trials move swiftly, the guilty sometimes disappear. Here are images from inside two detention centers in Beijing, after government authorities …