Egypt’s president makes his move against the military, Germany mulls a referendum on the E.U. and Australia’s expert panel on asylum policy reports.
Today’s required reading: the Chinese Communist Party’s version of events in the murder trial of Bo Xilai’s wife, more trouble for Sheldon Adelson and an interview with the departing envoy to Iraq.
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 required reading: a harrowing account from Syria, searching for the ghosts of the financial crisis and new details in the Bo Xilai scandal
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 required reading: Romney’s Euro vision, the London Olympics from Ai Weiwei’s point of view and reports of renewed repression in Mali.
TIME’s Bobby Ghosh and Yuri Kozyrev embedded with a Yemeni unit in early July as it patrolled territory only recently reclaimed from al-Qaeda and its proxies.
In today’s choices: Germany may play peace-broker in Afghanistan, plans for the Hong Kong of the Caribbean and violence in India’s northeast.
Among today’s picks: the Syrian situation, Burma and Thailand play good neighbors and inside Argentina’s soccer hooligan culture.
The conflict is testing the brittle bonds of a national identity in states carved out of old Ottoman provinces at the end of World War I
After marksmen aboard an American naval vessel shot and killed an Indian fisherman in the Persian Gulf, Indian officials and media are demanding a proper investigation
Elections may be imminent as the debate over the draft–and whether the ultra-orthodox are exempt–leads to the end of Netanyahu’s grand coalition