The Harvard scholar is keen to have the authenticity and context of the intriguing papyrus explored and debated. But she remains excited by the find
On deck for Tuesday: Peru’s Supreme Court is asked to overturn a ruling that could help Fujimori, wealth patterns are changing in China, and the Queen gets involved in an extradition case.
Why are so many successful actors in the U.S. actually posh Brits?
Secretary of State Hillary Clinton envisions a future shaped by pragmatism, collaboration and shared values
Claims of procedural and evidentiary anomalies in a huge trial of coup plotters raise criticism of the Erdogan administration. Is the Prime Minister trying too hard to bury the military — and Turkish secularism?
Tricky relations with an emerging Arab public, Netanyahu’s shaming rhetoric and a growing China-Japan spat. What’s to love about the U.N. for a President whose appointment with his electorate is just weeks away?
On deck for Monday: Syria to top the agenda at the U.N. General Assembly, another high-profile Burmese guest arrives in America and farming reforms expected in North Korea
The melee was sparked by security guards assaulting a worker who failed to show his identification when entering a dormitory, according to local NGOs
The former Chongqing police chief, whose visit to a U.S. consulate in February triggered the downfall of one of China’s most ambitious political leaders, was sentenced on Monday
Is Ansar al-Shari’a retaliating for the popular uprising that ransacked its bases? Will the violent tit-for-tat continue in the aftermath of the death of the American ambassador?
Furious about the assault on the U.S. consulate and the death of the American ambassador, the city rises against the local militias.
The past week’s unrest and protests across the Muslim world were largely the work of more puritanical Salafists, many of whom harbor as much ire against their own governments as they do against the West
Indian government looks likely to survive backlash over unpopular economic reforms; Syria’s Bashar Assad still defiant and resolute