A second blackout in 24 hours left over 600 million Indians without power, as the country sweltered and work ground to a halt. Now many fear the country’s long-standing infrastructure woes have come home to roost
The headlines may be embarrassing, but the fallout of Mitt Romney’s bumbling foreign tour will wreak minimal damage on his presidential campaign
Chinese coaches, commentators and sports fans have rallied to support 16-year-old swimmer Ye Shiwen, whose world record-breaking swim in the 400m individual medley at the London Olympics has raised questions about doping. Ye beat …
The country’s eastern and northern electricity grids have collapsed, leaving an estimated 600 million people in 13 states without power, according to the Associated Press. The blackout is causing travel chaos and raising …
Frustrated by opposition failures and anxious over what would follow Assad, Western and Arab powers appear to be auditioning defector Manaf Tlass for a role in an interim ruling military council
Tuesday’s picks include Africa’s next megacity and used-car lots in Hong Kong.
The legendary U.S. conservatory plans to develop its first overseas campus, in the coastal Chinese city of Tianjin.
A summer of torrid heat and longstanding infrastructure woes facing the country’s electricity grid prompted one of the worst blackouts in Indian history. Nearly 400 million people were left without power throughout swathes of …
One of the effects of international sanctions on Iran has been to drive up prices in the country’s domestic poultry industry. For a nation which loves its chicken, the situation has caused quite a flutter
Voters in the U.S. will likely not notice, but comments made by the Republican candidate for president while on tour in Israel have led to charges of racism
Today’s selections include self-immolations in Israel and the trial of punk-artist-feminist-protesters in Russia.
In stretches of northern Syria where government control has collapsed and rebel militias call the shots, numerous criminal outfits have come to the fore — and threaten to undermine the rebellion