The iron-fisted Robert Mugabe has ruled Zimbabwe for more than three decades. But as millions lined up to vote Wednesday, the …
Despite his packed agenda, Obama’s trip can’t compete with the media frenzy surrounding the health of South Africa’s 94-year-old former president
Brazilian authorities continue to “pacify” shantytowns, Thailand pledges to ban ivory trade and violence breaks out in Mombasa as people vote in Kenyan election.
There are substantial differences between the president and his challenger on foreign policy, even if they’re neither as stark, nor as numerous, as the Romney camp would have voters believe.
The late President may have helped deepen Ghana’s roots of democracy, but the economy has been uneven, and polls in December may reflect middle-class discontent
Though Mills’ passing was sudden, the encouraging sign was the smoothness with which Ghana’s democratic processes kicked into gear
Enrique Peña Nieto has issued several proposals about battling the plague of narcoterrorism. But he hasn’t yet said how he will deal with the a key element of the crisis: the corrupting influence of money
Mohamed Morsy’s election as President marked a watershed moment for Egypt, but unless he can repair the rifts with other opposition groups, the military will be calling the shots
The Muslim Brotherhood rather than the old regime may be a better bet for a junta looking to restore stability while retaining control
A Polarized Polity – In a significant development that squarely pits the Muslim Brotherhood against Egypt’s old guard, results of the first round of polling in the country’s presidential race reveal that next month’s runoff …
TIME’s cover story this week, written by TIME managing editor Richard Stengel, profiles Israel’s controversial Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. This past month has seen Netanyahu—referred to almost ubiquitously by his …
A brief introduction to the woman accompanying President-elect François Hollande to Élysée Palace later this month
A brief ceremony marks the leader’s third term