The Yemeni army may have successfully rousted AQAP from its strongholds but now the group’s operatives have increased their assaults on Sana’a itself
A big French carmaker makes painful cuts even as it grows increasingly clear that Hollande may have to inflict austerity on France.
Reports suggest that troops loyal to the embattled government of Syrian President Bashar Assad are carrying out a systematic campaign of rape
The Rajoy government’s stringent new measures to bring down the country’s deficit may just suppress the economic forces that might propel growth
Today’s global picks: another Syrian defection, the U.S. wades into the South China Sea and the decline of the Tetra Pak dynasty.
Riyadh polices its streets and cafés with a fearsome rigor, but it doesn’t seem to know how to shut down the chatter on Twitter and Facebook
With the government unwilling to act, extremists are meting out their own versions of justice, as two recent atrocities show
American philanthropist Melinda Gates wants to put family planning and contraception on the global agenda with a $4 billion war chest. Here’s why this is a big deal
Kashmir’s reputation as an idyllic vale has taken a battering over decades of separatist insurgency and brutal crackdowns by the Indian military. But, while tensions remain and the quest for justice continues, tourists are flooding back
One year after its independence, the fledgling nation of South Sudan is torn by feuding factions, burdened by a sclerotic, likely corrupt government and forever in the shadow of war with Sudan to the north. All the while, its …
Today’s required reading: an interview with the Taliban, reporting from flood-hit Russia and go “inside Syria.”
Following landmark elections this past weekend in Libya, results point to a coalition of moderates and secularists winning the majority of votes. The head of that camp is Mahmoud Jibril, a man once at the heart of the Gaddafi …