Looking at the assorted freethinkers and outcasts from across the globe that have sought sanctuary in Hong Kong over the centuries
It was not as huge a rout as his previous victories, but the Venezuelan president knew how to turn on the electoral charm–and clout–despite a serious bout with cancer.
Tensions over a tiny archipelago contested by China and Japan — the Chinese refer to the spits of land as the Diaoyu Islands, the Japanese as the Senkaku Islands — have heightened in recent months, prompting Japanese …
India’s Prime Minister flees another crisis, Mexicans loose faith in police reform and China outlines its booming mineral resources-driven business in North Korea.
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.
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.
The mayor of Tehran usually runs for President, and next year may see the current office holder do just that. Why cabbies love him