Syria’s foreign minister speaks, this week’s controversial visits by the Egyptian president and Colombia’s leader confirms peace talks with leftist rebels.
Though the tide of illegal migration to Europe ebbed in 2012, many seeking work in richer countries are still attempting a dangerous, deadly journey
Mohamed Morsy’s appointments and restrictions have led to howls of protests from Egyptian journalists. Has the Muslim Brotherhood taken a repressive turn?
Why the uproar among some in the U.S. and Israel over Iran’s hosting of the Non-Aligned Movement summit is sound and fury, signifying little
East Asia is fast becoming the world’s leading destination for branch campuses, raising questions about quality and control
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.