Venezuela and Guyana appear to be sources of the tainted gems – and their persistence may help doom the Kimberley Process of certifying the ethical origins of diamonds
Renewed urban violence in France and continuing instability of the euro offer reminders that economic disparities and widening divisions can only be remedied through the difficult work of integration
The arrest of a minor in Pakistan throws the spotlight back on its infamous blasphemy laws, competition in Sri Lanka among the two giants of Asia and Thailand’s booming cosmetic surgery industry.
The sentence and verdict against the feminist punk band is further evidence of the dangerous erosion of Russia’s constitutional separation of church and state
Gu Kailai avoids execution in the case that has shaken up China’s leadership during a sensitive year of political transition
This is not just about China. Depending on the dispute, it’s also South Korea vs. Japan, Japan vs. Taiwan, Taiwan vs. Vietnam, Vietnam vs. Cambodia, and numerous other permutations.
When it comes to feuds in the Pacific over islands and what lies beneath, it’s not simply a case of China against everyone else
Tens of thousands of people from Assam and other northeastern states have fled Bangalore since Thursday despite authorities’ attempts to stamp out rumors of pending attacks on their communities. On Friday afternoon, some 1,500 …
After members of the Russian punk bank were sentenced to prison, demonstrations sprang up from Europe to New York City demanding their freedom–and their right of self-expression.
U.S. and British diplomats should read up on Latin American history before they try to strong-arm regional governments and their embassies.
Revenge attack fears spark internal migration in India, Bibi talking tough on Iran and a new front in the war against radical Islam in Africa