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
Elections may be imminent as the debate over the draft–and whether the ultra-orthodox are exempt–leads to the end of Netanyahu’s grand coalition
It’s all about a bean that is essential to making the technology flow, literally. In the meantime, Indian farmers have hit pay dirt.
A great deal of business was done during Clinton’s Monday in Jerusalem, ranging from Egypt to Iran and, quietly, to Florida.
Today’s picks: Syria’s most senior defector thinks President Assad is “ready to use chemical weapons,” a U.S. senate probe learns that HSBC has been aiding Mexican drug money laundering, and reaction to the African Union electing …
Tawakul Karman won the Nobel Peace Prize last year for her tireless activism on Yemen’s streets. Now that her country’s dictator has stepped down, why is she still protesting?