After marksmen aboard an American naval vessel shot and killed an Indian fisherman in the Persian Gulf, Indian officials and media are demanding a proper investigation
A TIME correspondent sends in a dispatch from a town in the restive northern Syrian province of Idlib. On a day when rebels managed to kill four top figures in the regime of Syrian President Bashar Assad, there were reminders …
In a severe low to the regime’s inner circle, Assad lost four of his top lieutenants, including his brother-in-law. He also lost the all-important sense of invulnerability.
Besieged Idlib province has been sending reinforcements to rebels in the capital. Now, it celebrates a stunning victory–the assassination of two members of President Assad’s inner circle.
The site where over 100 Yemeni soldiers were killed by a suicide bomber is now home to a lurid, stirring memorial. But not all Yemenis think it’s appropriate
The fighting in Damascus is not quite an indication that the Assad government is about to fall. But it is a sign of how balkanized Syria is—and is likely to be.
Wednesday’s announcement, combined with a pervasive propaganda push, suggests that the new leader is firmly in control
Today’s global media stories look at evidence that a pirate leader has been granted diplomatic immunity by the Somali presidency, the defeat of Islamists at Libya’s first elections since the overthrow of Gaddafi and the …
The announcement seemed to come suddenly, but it signaled the continued ascendance of Kim Jong Un and the apparent decline of the old guard, the hard-line military
Limited public and media reaction to news events rooted in World War II atrocities raises concerns that societies may be starting to forget the dark, hard lessons of the Holocaust
A year after achieving its independence, South Sudan is wracked by instability and concerns over the frailties of its fledgling government. A refugee crisis, sparked by neighboring Sudan’s brutal crackdown on rebel militias north …
Tibetans seeking to flee Chinese rule are finding their traditional passage of escape — via the Himalayan nation of Nepal — far more fraught and difficult than before