TIME’s report on the substantial scaling back of U.S. participation in next month’s joint military exercise with Israel created some waves. The story, posted on Friday, quoted military sources in both countries describing a …
Today’s picks: Africa’s illegal elephant ivory trade reaches its highest point, a new school year in Hong Kong begins amidst mass protests and hunger strikes, and British Prime Minister David Cameron chooses his new cabinet.
Today’s required reading: The United States strikes strategic defense partnership with India, Vietnam’s political elite struggle to connect to the public and renewed violence further delays any chance of a solution to the Turkish …
Moon typified what many American parents saw in a threatening age of cults and new religions. But his spiritual self-enterprise built an empire
By the time of his death Sept. 2 at age 92, the Reverend Sun Myung Moon headed a congregation of millions, including many thousands he’d married himself. A look back at how the Unification Church grew.
To improve security and traffic during the Non-Aligned Movement conference, the Iranian capital gave itself a five-day holiday and kept its residents off the streets
French security officials reveal to TIME evidence of aspiring militants leaving France for Syria to join Islamists battling the Assad regime — and warn the Middle Eastern country could join Afghanistan, Iraq and Yemen as a …
A court case in the western Indian state of Gujarat, dealing out justice a decade after some of the country’s worst religious violence, may haunt the man vying to be India’s next Prime Minister
A smaller U.S. contingent may make it more difficult for the Israeli government to launch a pre-emptive strike on Tehran’s nuclear program
Israel’s quandary over the rising Iranian nuclear threat, Indian and Pakistani leaders meet and unusually critical commentaries in China’s state-run media.
Under fire for not moving faster to mend France’s economy, Socialist President François Hollande is both pushing for further stimulus spending while also trying to slash budgets.
Global outrage ensued when it was revealed that the country was considering the extradition of a Belarus dissident even as it was providing asylum for Julian Assange. Now, that contradiction is history.