Before Zhou Kehua became one of China‘s most wanted fugitives, he enjoyed reading and collecting detective novels. When he was short of cash as a teenager, he would sometimes sit on the roadside and rent his novels out, an …
Today’s choices: coup rumors in Egypt, the waning allure of the E.U. to its neighbors and fresh reports of unrest and arrests in Tibet.
Angry demonstrations are one thing, but the irate in Spain are stomping their flamenco heels at banks and robbing supermarkets to give to the poor
As the cycle of protests goes on, Palestinian videographers and live bloggers produce footage of great immediacy and pointed perspective
A flurry of new economic data in Europe indicates that the slide of the euro zone toward recession isn’t as rapid as some had expected — though it is still steady enough to represent a major threat to the global economy
Fresh revelations against the Syrian regime, Pakistan promises military action in its tribal belt and yet more details on the basis for the federal probes into Las Vegas Sands’ Macau ventures.
President Mohamed Morsy’s recent actions in Egypt is telling of the country’s state of affairs — and the continuing struggle among its power players
Educated in some of the best schools in the world, the scion of commanders involved in four decades of war return to a country at the crossroads. Can they transform the future of Afghanistan?
How a truce between El Salvador’s most feared gangs is offering a glimmer of hope for the violence-plagued region
Egypt’s president makes his move against the military, Germany mulls a referendum on the E.U. and Australia’s expert panel on asylum policy reports.
A frenetic pounding of the war drums appears designed to create the impression that Israel will attack Iran before the U.S. presidential election. Whether that’s Netanyahu’s real intent remains a mystery