Madonna’s concert video featuring Marine Le Pen’s face with a swastika on it has generated a lawsuit from the extreme-right National Front party — and unease that the pop star went too far
Wanted on money-laundering charges in France, Teodorin Nguema Obiang Mangue, son of the 70-year-old President of Equatorial Guinea, is the poster child of Africa’s kleptocratic political elites
The mayor of Tehran usually runs for President, and next year may see the current office holder do just that. Why cabbies love him
Will the former Chelsea star help turn Chinese soccer around?
After meeting the generals in Egypt, Hillary Clinton arrives in Israel; Poland wants to frack itself; are women in North Korea now wearing shorter skirts?
The Pakistani Taliban has banned vaccination campaigns in the country’s north, delaying the goal of global eradication of polio and putting the world’s children at risk
While secular activists worry the U.S. may be supporting an Islamist rise, the only thing certain is that Washington is losing influence over Cairo
Record rainfall in Japan has produced mudslides and flash floods forcing hundreds of thousands to flee and leaving at least 32 dead or missing.
In what has become a chronic phenomenon, the residents of India’s capital region suffer a virtual drought as the agency in charge of delivering water falls short, despite an uptick in rainfall.
Today’s picks include the official report into the death of June 4 dissident Li Wangyang, signs of internal strife in Iran and the Indian Navy’s IT personnel plans
Ex-President Uribe has several bones to pick with the man whom he annointed as his succesor, incumbent President Santos
As the violence in Syria spirals into an increasingly bloody maelstrom, Iraq’s Foreign Minister voices his country’s fears that the chaos is spilling across the border—and that Baghdad won’t be able to contain it
In June, Feng Jianmei was bundled into a van with a pillowcase over her head, then driven to a hospital by family-planning officials and held down while medical staff injected poison into her pregnant belly