It will be almost five months before Enrique Peña Nieto is sworn in as Mexico’s new President. But will it be enough time for him to figure out what to do with the country’s dire economic and security problems?
A gruesome video depicts the Taliban’s take on adultery in today’s Afghanistan. But it also tells of the failures of an 11-year project of nation-building
In today’s brief: an interview with the Dalai Lama, Israeli settlements under the spotlight and the mysterious deaths of U.S. forces in Africa
A $28 billion port, tourism and industrial complex called Iskandar Malaysia is rising at the tip of southern Malaysia. It promises to knit together erstwhile rivals and, in so doing, reshape the regional economy
A low-key strike in the Chinese boom city of Shenzhen won a number of victories, including the right to have a worker representative elected into China’s state-run labor unions. That set the stage for a historic, bottom-up …
His decree reinstating parliament sounds confrontational, but it can serve the purposes of both the Muslim Brotherhood and the military
On Saturday, polls opened for Libya’s first free election after decades of Muammar Gaddafi’s authoritarian rule.
Threatened by extremists for working for TIME in Baghdad, Marwan Sadiq fled his homeland Iraq for the U.S. On July 4, 2012, he became a citizen. This is his story
Benjamin Netanyahu’s political and strategic partner talks to TIME about Syria, Iran, the Palestinians and his friend the Prime Minister.
After a decade of war and nearly half a decade of political dysfunction, the impoverished Himalayan nation is struggling to refashion itself as a secular, pluralistic republic. Political bickering and factionalism is getting in the way.
Festivities held in India and Nepal marked the 77th birthday of the Tibetan spiritual leader-in-exile, the 14th in his line. The current Dalai Lama has lived much of his life abroad since fleeing the Chinese Communist conquest of …