The country saw its first crisis-linked suicide in late October. And there is little good news to buoy the spirits of everyone else
Norway is the world’s most prosperous country, Brazil’s biggest and richest city has a new mayor, and UBS cuts thousands of jobs
In the Chinese city of Ningbo, residents rallied to oppose the expansion of a plant that produces a potentially hazardous chemical — and the government backed down.
While the storm may prove historic in the U.S., it has already killed dozens, ravaged croplands and spread cholera in the impoverished Caribbean nation
With the leader of the opposition in prison, the elections in Ukraine produced an unsurprising result. A leader of the ruling party explains to TIME why this is all good
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