Buoyed by their defeat of Muammar Gaddafi, Libya’s militiamen — perhaps with Qatari funds — bring their zeal and experience to the war against Assad
In today’s required reading: another massacre in Syria, Japan plans to buy disputed South China Sea islands and communal violence rears its head again in Indonesia.
On Sunday, 47 people died in two traffic accidents, highlighting the danger of China’s overcrowded and poorly maintained roads
There is a lot of hardship ahead but so far Merkel and the Germans like what they hear from the Greek Prime Minister. Will the honeymoon last?
The sentence preserves the country’s image of possessing a rehabilitative rather than a retributive justice system. And if Anders Behring Breivik is not fully reformed, his term in prison can be extended in five-year increments …
The Japanese journalist who died amid gunfire in Syria was possessed of an unsung bravery and pursued a heroic mission. Her death exposes the grave dangers faced by freelance war correspondents
Or are the jihadists? The incidents pile up even as the newly elected government has not quite established a security regimen.
Military stakes set to rise in Asia-Pacific, Bangladesh forcefully tries to keep its place as a low-cost export powerhouse and fresh leaks on Iran’s nuclear program.
Report in le Monde detailing declassified intelligence reports suggest Toulouse killer Mohammed Merah had far more contacts with presumed radical allies than previously known–but security officials contend it doesn’t undermine …
The ‘systemic problem’ of uniformed Afghans attacking their American mentors raises questions about the viability of a bipartisan exit plan
Last week’s grisly slaughter of dozens of striking miners at the Marikana mine marks the slow unraveling of the South African government’s traditional basis of support
A naked Prince tests the new spirit of press restraint after the hacking scandal that shuttered Murdoch’s “News of the World”