The world news you need to know on June 12: Putin cracks down on opposition as protesters mass; the U.S. hands India, but not China, a waiver allowing it to temporarily circumvent sanctions and import Iranian oil; and the debate …
Beijing faces growing rivalries with its Pacific neighbors, but in Central Asia it finds a warmer welcome
As the two historic rivals squared off at the Euro 2012 soccer tournament, fears grew over animosities spilling onto the streets of Warsaw
The Philippine government has plans to turn Bohol province into a major Southeast Asian tourist destination. But the country is going to have to address its violent reputation and crumbling infrastructure first
Dozens were reported killed and thousands of homes destroyed in fires as Muslim-ethnic Rohingya and Buddhist-ethnic Arakanese clashed in western Burma.
Clashes between Muslims and Buddhists in Arakan led to a state of emergency and questions over Burma’s fragile democratic reforms
As the death toll mounts in Syria, attention falls on the shadowy paramilitary gangs now implicated in some of the country’s worst massacres
Must reads for June 11: What will Spain’s bailout really achieve? Who killed Li Wangyang? And will any of Mexico’s presidential hopefuls solve the country’s bloody narco crisis?
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
Has the Pakistani version of Sesame Street fallen victim to the growing mistrust between Washington and Islamabad?