A year after Libya’s long-ruling despot Muammar Gaddafi was cornered and killed by rebel forces, questions remain over the nature of his death and its legacy for the fractious, fledgling Libyan state
On deck for Thursday: Uruguay approves first-trimester abortions, Egyptian doctors protest over the state of the country’s public health care, the E.U. and U.S. will start talks on a free trade deal in 2013, Colombian government officials and member of the rebel group FARC meet in Oslo, Australia and India begin talks on civil nuclear …
Record numbers set out for this month’s national holiday. Could the crowds signal that better times are coming?
The French say an intervention is a “matter of weeks” away — but what would it look like, and how may it backfire?
Raúl Castro’s decision this week to let Cubans travel freely outside their communist island is a reminder of the jaded cold-war policies Washington and Havana adopted after the 1962 U.S.-Soviet standoff
On deck for Wednesday: France claims an international military intervention in Mali is just weeks away, Japan closes in on China as the largest holder of U.S. debt, and could there be a ban on smoking in public coming to Russia?
Marxist ideas, which normally enjoy public celebration before major political events in the People’s Republic, have been curiously diminished on the eve of China’s once-in-a-decade leadership transition.
TIME talks to a specialist about the procedures the young girl is going through and the difficulties ahead as she attempts to rebuild her life
As the world is astonished by the bravery of the young Pakistani girl, attention is being given to the man whose ambitions inspired her courage
In October 1962, the world held its breath as the U.S. and the U.S.S.R locked horns over the deployment of Soviet missiles in the Communist Caribbean island nation.
On deck for Tuesday: Vietnam’s Communist Party apologizes for corruption, the Ibrahim Prize for good governance in Africa has no winner this year, Gary McKinnon’s extradition to the U.S., Cuba lifts travel restrictions and …
An exclusive look at a leaked 43-page document detailing the winning strategy of a ruling-party gubernatorial candidate
On deck for Monday: North Korea’s apparent progress is only skin deep, criminal activity in Latin America takes a heavy toll on the environment, and the Pakistani girl who was recently shot by the Taliban has been sent to Britain …