Based on interviews with Libyan guards and militia, TIME reconstructs what happened on the night the U.S. consulate in Benghazi was attacked, burned and looted.
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A large bomb blast ripped through a predominantly Christian neighborhood in Beirut, killing eight including a top intelligence official—the presumed target of the attack—and wounding many others.
One year after being cornered and killed by Libyan rebels, fallen dictator Muammar Gaddafi still casts a long shadow from the grave
Abortion is illegal in most of Latin America–but it still has one of the world’s highest abortion rates, most of it unsafe. Uruguay is now one of the few exceptions to that rule.
French Interior Minister Manual Valls law-and-order drive has made him the darling of opinion polls, while approval ratings of President François Hollande and other leaders plummet amid the hardening economic crisis.
On deck for Friday: The African economy is booming, leaders in Europe decide to establish a single banking supervisor for the euro zone, and tensions continue between North and South Korea
The protagonist of Hilary Mantel’s trilogy—the first two books of which have now both won Booker prizes—weaves together complex narratives of politics, power and modernity
The question of Tibet — and exiled Tibetans — still looms large over India-China ties.
TIME’s South Asia bureau chief talks about how she reported on the steps being taken by the Indian government to provide employment opportunities for every one of the country’s 1.2 billion citizens
The seasons of discontent roll on in Southern Europe, as protesters in debt-ridden Spain, Greece, Italy and Portugal have taken to the streets in reaction to the continuing economic crisis paralyzing their societies
French President François Hollande reverses 51 years of official denial about the violent deaths of perhaps 200 people killed during a 1961 demonstration against the Algerian war
Images from Phnom Penh as Cambodians mourn the passing of former King Norodom Sihanouk