Today’s required reading: a harrowing account from Syria, searching for the ghosts of the financial crisis and new details in the Bo Xilai scandal
Among today’s picks: the Syrian situation, Burma and Thailand play good neighbors and inside Argentina’s soccer hooligan culture.
The site where over 100 Yemeni soldiers were killed by a suicide bomber is now home to a lurid, stirring memorial. But not all Yemenis think it’s appropriate
Tawakul Karman won the Nobel Peace Prize last year for her tireless activism on Yemen’s streets. Now that her country’s dictator has stepped down, why is she still protesting?
Today’s global picks: another Syrian defection, the U.S. wades into the South China Sea and the decline of the Tetra Pak dynasty.
Today’s required reading: an interview with the Taliban, reporting from flood-hit Russia and go “inside Syria.”
On Saturday, polls opened for Libya’s first free election after decades of Muammar Gaddafi’s authoritarian rule.
Among today’s stories: a rumored Syrian defection, hardline rhetoric in China’s Xinjiang province and Mumbai slum dwellers use film to fight evictions.
In today’s news: How did Yasser Arafat die? And why Marxism is on the rise.
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.