On deck for Friday: Greece’s unemployment rate hits a record high, forced evictions in China are sparking violence and deaths, and
It has now been ten years since the 2002 attacks that killed 202 people, including 88 Australians, on the resort island of Bali
TIME’s China bureau chief talks about how she reported on the upcoming political handover in Beijing and why China continues to be a morally oppressive society
The Taliban has declared that the education of girls is only a small part of its attack on Malala. It is the secularist movement she represents that it wants destroyed — and that is a more volatile debate in a deeply sectarian country
This week’s TIME cover story, written by Hannah Beech, examines the upcoming once-in-a-decade leadership transition set to take place in China
French prosecutors announce the indefinite detention of seven suspected Islamist extremists arrested on Oct. 6, after raids unearthed guns, bombmaking equipment and evidence of recruiting French radicals to join militias in Syria
How the Israeli Prime Minister’s bid for early elections could backfire
The writer is not the first Chinese person to win a Nobel — think dissident Liu Xiaobo and the Peace Prize — but, with their sleight of hand, elated Beijing authorities are celebrating him as the first Chinese citizen to win …
On deck for Thursday: The world’s biggest money manager says the Chinese economy will improve after the leadership transition, Burma turns to Japan for investments, and Lance Armstrong’s problems go from bad to worse.
He may no longer control huge swathes of Syrian territory, but his forces appear nowhere near collapse. Over the past 18 months, at least, the dictator has beaten the odds
For a government that prizes stability, using online fervor to bring down corrupt individuals can be a dangerous exercise.
José Dirceu, one of Brazil’s most powerful political figures, has been convicted in the wide-ranging mensalão scandal trial, which is considered a key test of the nation’s modernization
A hearing at the international court appears to indicate that the ICC and the Libyan government see eye-to-eye on the prosecution. But Saif’s defense cries foul