The Duanwu Festival, also known as the Dragon Boat Festival and Double Fifth, falls on the fifth day of the fifth month of the Chinese calendar. The celebrations commemorate the death of Qu Yuan—a famous Chinese poet from the …
Greek fans hoped against hope that their team could defeat a far superior German side in the quarterfinals of Euro 2012. But a heavy defeat to the nation that has demanded Greece adopt harsh austerity measures deepened the gloom.
Paraguayan politicians impeached President Fernando Lugo following a string of scandals and controversies. But the episode that prompted Lugo’s departure speaks volumes of the fundamental inequity that still shapes many Latin …
Hundreds of huts were gutted following a fire that swept through a New Delhi slum, known as scrapyard for plastic goods. No casualties were reported.
From euro-zone bailouts to health, the BRICS nations are flexing their economic muscle and flipping old notions of who aids who upside down
Allegations of large weapons consignments abound, and TIME tracks down two men believed to be main distributors to gauge the extent of the infusions — and the plight of the ragtag rebel bands desperate for help
The agency is being forced to play catch-up in a complex situation of which it has limited knowledge. Turkey’s cooperation may be vital
Today’s picks: a week to save the Euro, Putin heads to Jerusalem and China’s military tries to clean shop.
The Muslim Brotherhood rather than the old regime may be a better bet for a junta looking to restore stability while retaining control
International humanitarian organization Oxfam warns that if the euro zone splits, the world’s least developed nations could see some $30 billion disappear from their economies
Burmese parliamentarian and Nobel laureate Aung San Suu Kyi capped off her world tour with a historic address in the U.K. Parliament. But for all the accolades she has received abroad, she knows how much more of a struggle there is at home