In today’s offerings: the U.S. and China’s increasing military competition, Ai Weiwei’s protege and Palestinian politics …
Syria’s foreign minister speaks, this week’s controversial visits by the Egyptian president and Colombia’s leader confirms peace talks with leftist rebels.
Military stakes set to rise in Asia-Pacific, Bangladesh forcefully tries to keep its place as a low-cost export powerhouse and fresh leaks on Iran’s nuclear program.
A closer inspection of Greece’s austerity program, controversial take on U.S.-Pakistan relations and Mexico’s Supreme Court pleases human rights activists
American ideals versus interests in Ethiopia, Apple and Foxconn told to do more on labor conditions in Chinese factories and François Hollande faces criticism over treatment of the Roma
Among today’s picks: factional politics in China, the emerging proxy wars in the Middle East and remembering 8-8-88 in Burma.
Today’s picks: resistance to Islamism in Mali, the illegal organs trade and more recriminations between China and the U.S. over the South China Sea.
Today’s global picks: another Syrian defection, the U.S. wades into the South China Sea and the decline of the Tetra Pak dynasty.
A gruesome video depicts the Taliban’s take on adultery in today’s Afghanistan. But it also tells of the failures of an 11-year project of nation-building
Today’s picks: Germany and the E.U.’s crunch summit, the U.S.’s Iranian oil sanctions and Hong Kong’s handover birthday looms.
Today’s stories include an update on the unfolding Turkey-Syria crisis, a dispatch from Mexico’s second city and the Chinese Communist Party’s main mouthpiece talking up property market intervention.
In today’s scan of stories: signs of tension at the G20 in Mexico, semi-exiled activist Chen Guangcheng talks to the U.S. media and a new Greek government looks likely.