Time and options are running out for the low-lying island nation
Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella Marks Another Victory for Indian Americans
Indian Americans don’t need Satya Nadella — the Hyderabad-born techie named Microsoft’s CEO today — to feel good about themselves. Look around the U.S. and you already see “desis” in leading positions, and not just in the …
Roma Family Runs Into More Trouble After Deportation From France
Mother assaulted in Kosovo, after family’s expulsion lights firestorm of French protests
Syrian Refugees Breach 2 Million Mark
Another million could be added before the end of the year
Kurdish Assassinations in Paris Turn a Spotlight on Turkey-PKK Talks
The murder of three Kurdish nationalists in Paris amid reports of peace talks between Turkey and the Kurdistan Workers’ Party has sparked clashing theories over who is responsible for the killings
France’s Colonial Hangover: Apologizing Abroad, Ignoring Injustice at Home
French President François Hollande took strides to heal wounds between France and Algeria, but his recognition of “unjust” colonial history overlooks continued prejudice Algerian descendents still face in France.
The Problem of Clichy: After 2005 Riots, France’s Suburbs Are Still Miserable
Seven years after Clichy-sous-Bois errupted in rioting that spread across France, TIME returns to see whether billions in spending, years of policy debate, and national soul-searching has improved life in the blighted banlieues. …
A Winner, but Little Unity, in Battle to Lead French Conservatives
After 24 hours of chaos and fraud allegations, Jean-François Copé is re-elected leader of French conservatives with gestures to the far right that divides his camp.
Why a Cop Is France’s Favorite Politician
French Interior Minister Manual Valls law-and-order drive has made him the darling of opinion polls, while approval ratings of President François Hollande and other leaders plummet amid the hardening economic crisis.
Algeria’s Ghosts: France Acknowledges a 1961 Police Massacre
French President François Hollande reverses 51 years of official denial about the violent deaths of perhaps 200 people killed during a 1961 demonstration against the Algerian war
After Sarkozy, Will France’s Conservatives Turn to the Far Right?
Warnings of “antiwhite racism” by one of two contenders for the leadership of France’s main conservative party spark controversy
What If Rich Countries Shut the Door on Immigration?
They would start to look like North Korea, says an Oxford professor
French Essayist Blames Multiculturalism for Breivik’s Killing Spree
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