Ivory Coast’s war ended last year, but the country remains as divided as ever owing to a lack of action by its neighbors to root out rebels hiding on their sides of the border
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Leftist parties appear set to capture a majority in France’s parliamentary elections, leaving François Hollande with a freer hand to enact the pro-growth, socially-attentive policies he’s promised amid Europe’s debt crisis.
Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak has styled himself a reformer, but his government’s prosecution of protesters shows he still has a long way to go.
The Libyan militia holding Saif al-Islam Gaddafi have arrested his ICC appointed lawyer and are refusing to cooperate with the central government
Knowing how bailouts doomed the governments of other countries, Spain insists it has accepted a massive “loan” to recapitalize its banks. Others, however, are calling it as they see it
India’s economy may be booming, but when it comes to providing adequate health care to pregnant women, the country is falling behind even its poorer neighbors
Amid criticism and fear, Friendly Ukraine has been set up to help visitors coming to the country for Euro2012
After a visit to Auschwitz, the Dutch soccer team experiences racist jeering from local Polish fans. But will Euro 2012’s organizers really crack down on bigotry at Europe’s most high profile tournament?
A new book on Dominique Strauss-Kahn, the former IMF chief disgraced by scandals, reveals to what extent his friends and rivals knew about his sexual proclivities
After declaring that there would be ‘no bank bailout’ in his country, Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy looks set to ask the E.U. for financial assistance for Spain’s beleaguered banks.
Internal Democracy — The South China Morning Post reports that senior members of the Communist Party held an internal poll in May to select their favored top leaders for the party’s 25-member Politburo and the Politburo Standing Committee, its inner-most cabinet, for the next 10 years. It writes: “If this experiment goes well and …
As Euro 2012 kicks off in Ukraine and Poland, Jimmy Burns, award-winning journalist and author of La Roja, a history of Spanish football, talks with TIME about Spain’s football past and the prospects of an even more glorious future.