In today’s choices: Germany may play peace-broker in Afghanistan, plans for the Hong Kong of the Caribbean and violence in India’s northeast.
Nobody’s expecting a happy ending any time soon to Syria’s civil war. Here are just five things that could go badly wrong when the Assad regime falls
Like many other rebel towns, Saraqeb is learning to govern itself while retaining as much of the bureaucracy of the regime it wants to overthrow
As countries across Europe’s Mediterranean rim reel from a crippling debt crisis, a summer of harsh weather has added on the woes and the heat, sparking wildfires from Portugal to Greece
As his regime slowly crumbles and options for exile and reconciliation narrow, Syria’s embattled President Bashar Assad looks likely to cling grimly on to power, no matter the consequences
Among today’s picks: the Syrian situation, Burma and Thailand play good neighbors and inside Argentina’s soccer hooligan culture.
The conflict is testing the brittle bonds of a national identity in states carved out of old Ottoman provinces at the end of World War I
Recent trouble in the South China Sea has renewed debate as to whether the U.S. is a trusted friend, or an old foe
The storm-induced paralysis was a reminder that for all its development, the Chinese capital still suffers from potentially debilitating infrastructure weaknesses
The events in Aurora, Colo., appear to echo the meticulously planned crime that devastated Oslo almost a year before. The Norwegians are still trying to figure out how to deal with the legacy of that mass murder
A revised deficit-cutting budget bill passed by France’s ruling leftists Thursday effectively repeals all major reforms undertaken by former President Nicolas Sarkozy, virtually erasing virtually all his economic policies.