U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton embarked on a whirlwind 13-day foreign tour, taking her from palaces in Europe to a ceremonial yurt in Mongolia.
The airing of leaked police recordings of Toulouse al-Qaeda adept Mohammed Merah sparks condemnation in France—and new legal inquiries into his March killing spree that critics claim took place because of serious intelligence failures.
Former Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert was acquitted of a number of major corruption charges, but is not out of the woods yet. As legal wranglings proceed, what are the odds that he can return to the political limelight and …
Despite electoral victories in Egypt and Tunisia, the Islamists concede they have not won the parliamentary polls in Libya. Here’s why
The charismatic military leader of Salafist rebels in Mali may just be helping to found an Islamic caliphate, but he is also taking apart an ancient city’s heritage
Today’s picks: the stormy waters of the South China Sea, India faces the fallout from late monsoon rains and a controversial German writer and economist (not surprisingly) speaks his mind
Joko Widodo only gets through a few bites of his chicken porridge. Over the course of a breakfast meeting, the mayor of Solo, who is now running for governor in Jakarta, must pause every few moments to pose for photographs
There are only a few of them left — deserters and MIAs of the huge Soviet Red Army divisions sent in to control Afghanistan. But they still remember how it all ended — and worry that the American war will end the same way
The iconic running of the bulls takes place this week in Pamplona, Spain as people from across the globe flood the city’s streets to celebrate the legendary festival of San Fermín.