Two hundred years ago on June 18, the U.S. declared war on Great Britain. What followed is known as the War of 1812, a conflict whose bicentennial will be marked very differently by the U.S. and Canada
The conviction of a high-flying, Indian-born businessman on charges of insider trading in the U.S. has rocked India’s corporate fraternity. Some are shocked and dismayed, while others are unsympathetic
The conservative New Democracy party eked out a victory in Sunday’s parliamentary elections — though, once again, not enough to form a government outright
The French parliamentary elections hand Socialists and their leftist allies the large majority that President François Hollande needs to pass progrowth policies — and challenge German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s austerity …
Close friends of Ahmed Shafik are confident that he’ll win the presidency, and prevent any revival of the Tahrir Square protest movement.
The country looks with both shame and pride as one overseas Indian convicts another in a case that has shaken the U.S. financial industry.
The usually secretive facility became a virtual family picnic as engineers celebrated the launch of Shenzhou-9 and the country’s first female astronaut.
After the freest elections in the country’s history, Mohamed Morsi defeats Hosni Mubarak’s last Prime Minister Ahmed Shafiq in a race that raised political tensions in Egypt to a fever pitch. Morsi won with 51.7 percent of …
With the death of Crown Prince Nayaf, Saudi Arabia braces for a new round of musical thrones
After more than two decades, Aung San Suu Kyi Burma’s pro-democracy leader, embarked on her first journey abroad following years spent under house arrest. TIME takes a look at her travels from Thailand to Norway where she will …
After dissolving Egypt’s democratically-elected parliament, the country’s military government looks set to consolidate power, no matter the result of this weekend’s presidential election
Despite news of a 100 billion-euro bailout, Spain just had one of the worst weeks in its economic history
The debacle at the Fukushima nuclear plant last year prompted Japan to switch off nuclear power. Now the government of Prime Minister Yoshihiko Noda plans to restart two reactors, much to local and international opposition