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?
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.