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
Besides growing reservations about the dynamic on the ground in Syria, last week’s killings at the U.S. consulate in Benghazi have raised new questions about Libya as a model for intervention
India is in tumult after the government passed reforms that cut certain subsidies and loosened up controls on foreign investment entering the country, paving the way for big multi-brand retail chains like Walmart entering the market.
They would start to look like North Korea, says an Oxford professor
The U.S. ambassador in China gets cornered; Uruguay pushes ahead with legalizing pot
A French urologist claims to have discovered a way to reconstruct the clitoris after it has been through the ritual. And hundreds of women seem to swear by it