As hundreds of people swarmed the U.S. embassy in Tunis last Friday afternoon, the phone rang in the office of the country’s President, Moncef Marzouki. It was Hillary Clinton, pleading with him to help secure the American …
Anger focused on the U.S. obscures political and military problems that remain difficult to untangle in a country emerging from decades of dictatorship
The response to the Salafi-led Sept. 11 demonstration was as amateurish as the incendiary movie itself. It exposes the inexperience of the Muslim Brotherhood rulers – and how speedy they are (or aren’t) at damage control
Muslim anger over the controversial anti-Muhammad video clip spread to Sudan. with a violent focus on the Germans
Lebanese-Palestinian journalist Rami Aysha, who works for Time and several other foreign news agencies in Lebanon, has been detained by Lebanese authorities while reporting a story.
The mysterious and sudden invisibility of the man who would rule China set countless tongues wagging. Only the markets seemed unperturbed by the rumors and speculation
The furor over a provocative video has obscured the deep anger at U.S. foreign policy that has long existed in the Middle East.
After nine years out in the cold, the Parti Québécois is back in power in the largely Francophone province. What does it mean for Quebec’s English-speaking minority?
Today picks: years of poor management leave Vietnam’s banks in unhealthy shape, concern’s over whether Mongolia’s mining boom comes at the expense of its citizens, and the Royal Family’s latest scandal comes at the cruellest …
This week’s U.S. embassy attacks are the product of intense jockeying for power in an Arab political landscape riven with both new and familiar challenges. Here are five key lessons to take away from an ugly week
TIME’s Africa bureau chief, Alex Perry, talks about how he reported and wrote this week’s magazine story on controversial Rwandan President Paul Kagame
In the midst of a crisis over an army rebellion in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), which the United Nations has accused Rwanda of supporting, Rwandan President Paul Kagame allowed TIME unprecedented access into his …