Is the Ivy League university’s satellite campus in the Southeast Asian city-state a diminution of Yale’s democratic underpinnings, or is the opposition to it an example of western moral superiority?
Pummeled by regime firepower, a rebel town allows itself a brief moment to pretend he’s gone. And then it’s back to reality.
Today’s picks include major economic reforms proposed by North Korean leader Kim Jon Un, the rejection of an appeal by Chinese dissident Ai Weiwei and U.N. Security Council members blaming each other for failing to come to an agreement on Syria.
A journey inside the creative, challenging, dark heart of larp—Live Action Role Playing—in Scandinavia. Featuring foam weapons, fake scenarios, and some very real emotions.
The artist and activist insists that the case against him is politically motivated and says he plans to continue to challenge the government’s charge
Climate scientists are trying figure out how environmental changes are affecting the yearly monsoons — and the lives of millions
Saraqeb rejoiced when the heart of the regime was struck. Then the President’s soldiers hit back
The Egyptian dictatorship’s spy chief leaves behind a subterranean legacy of fear and brutality, as well as questions over what state secrets he takes to the grave
A suicide bomber carried out an attack that killed seven people in a bus transporting Israeli tourists to the Bulgarian seaside on July 18, the country’s interior minister said. The attack prompted Israeli officials to point the …
In southern Colombia, a tribe of indigenous people, the Nasa Indians, have risen up after being caught in the crossfire of a government offensive against leftist guerrillas. In mid-July, hundreds of Nasa, whose only weapons are …
UPDATE: U.S. officials say the bomber has been identified as a member of a Hizballah cell.
In the absence of firm evidence, the strongest argument for Iranian involvement in the bombing of a busload of Israeli tourists at a …
Even if the regime loses its grip on growing swaths of territory, the civil war’s sectarian dimension could see it opt to retreat into enclaves controlled by its base of Alawite, Christian and non-Sunni support
Today’s picks include a terrorist attack in Bulgaria and an impending ASEAN announcement