Angola may be rich in oil, but it is also full of unexploded land mines
Today’s picks: the en masse arrival of Pakistan’s Hindus into neigboring India to escape religious persecution, lingering questions over Turkey’s human rights record, as it attempts to reposition itself as the Middle East’s …
Israel’s quandary over the rising Iranian nuclear threat, Indian and Pakistani leaders meet and unusually critical commentaries in China’s state-run media.
State prosecutors investigating the police massacre of 34 striking miners use an apartheid-era law to charge 270 arrested miners with murdering their colleagues
In today’s offerings: the U.S. and China’s increasing military competition, Ai Weiwei’s protege and Palestinian politics intersect with regional realities.
New essays by French author Richard Millet, which say Anders Behring Breivik’s Norwegian massacre was the result of immigration and multiculturalism, have caused an uproar in France
Syria’s foreign minister speaks, this week’s controversial visits by the Egyptian president and Colombia’s leader confirms peace talks with leftist rebels.
In today’s required reading: another massacre in Syria, Japan plans to buy disputed South China Sea islands and communal violence rears its head again in Indonesia.
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
Today’s required reading: reports on and from inside Syria, Burma’s slow march towards media freedom and Chinese scorn for U.S. military moves in Asia.
The Ethiopian Prime Minister of 21 years leaves behind a mixed legacy of economic gain and repression — and a giant hole in African politics.
Updated: Aug. 17, 2012 at 7:40 a.m. EST
South African police opened fire on a crowd of striking miners on Thursday, killing 34 people and leaving a field strewn with bodies in a massacre that instantly revived memories of the …
In today’s choices: the conflict in Syria seeps over its borders, the Latin economies still enjoying the good times and tests of sovereignty in the South China Sea.