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 …
With director Oliver Stone’s penchant for unhinged narco-mayhem, Savages, based on Don Winslow’s 2010 novel, is likely to illustrate why keeping weed illegal no longer makes legal, fiscal or even moral sense.
A recent spate of incidents in which dozens of girls have been forced from school, feeling sick, has set Afghanistan in a tizzy over what the source of the mysterious maladies may be.
Among today’s stories: a rumored Syrian defection, hardline rhetoric in China’s Xinjiang province and Mumbai slum dwellers use film to fight evictions.
The government of French Socialist President François Hollande reveals nearly $10 billion in new tax hikes largely affecting the rich and companies as part of a emphatically leftist agenda revealed July 4.
The Palestinians believe the Israelis did it; the Israelis say they didn’t. Even if more evidence of polonium is found, the mystery is likely to last a very long time.