Mohamed al-Zawahiri was behind the protests at the U.S. Embassy in Cairo, but what he really wants is to make peace with the West.
Barely 100 days into his presidency, Francois Hollande is already trying to persuade France that his administration isn't sinking.
Could American labor unions be the best way to roll back radical Islamists in the Middle East?
Are Kenyan counterterrorism death squads behind the latest spate of targeted killings in Mombasa?
A facelift ahead of this year's Asia-Pacific summit can't mask the fact that Vladivostok, Russia's easternmost city, is slowly dying.
Turkey's voluble prime minister has talked himself into a corner on Syria. Will the spiraling unrest next door finally force him to back up his words?
Pakistan's terrible, horrible, no-good, very bad idea to develop battlefield nukes.
Ali Abdullah Saleh's government colluded with al Qaeda and duped the West. Has anything changed since his ouster?
A rare look inside Swaziland's mysterious annual kingship ceremony and brewing protest movement.
Opponents of an Israeli strike on Iran have focused their ire on Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. But it's his hawkish defense minister, Ehud Barak, who is really driving the talk of war.
Jacob Zuma might survive the Marikana tragedy. But can South Africa survive Jacob Zuma?
The tragic plot to destroy Nizhny Novgorod's centuries-old historic city center.
The battle for Syria's north is not a fair fight. But the rebels are winning anyway.
Syria's crisis may be spillling over into Lebanon, but Hezbollah and its rivals are perfectly capable of screwing up the country on their own.
The verdict is in: Bo Xilai's wife is guilty. But the Chinese government's carefully crafted story is full of holes.
Is Hugo Chávez's monstrous new mausoleum for his idol, Simón Bolívar, a hint that he may want to be buried there himself?
Egypt's new president has used the recent Sinai attacks to clean house. But nobody knows what really happened -- and the military isn't talking.
Half an hour from Beijing, the potential ground zero of the Chinese real estate meltdown.
Meet the Irish-Libyan commander giving Bashar al-Assad nightmares.
For years, Rwanda's budding dictator, Paul Kagame, has gotten away with murder, while winning praise (and billions of dollars) from the West. But is the blind support for this strongman finally drying up?
Iron Dome, the Joint Strike Fighter, and other signs of America's love for Israel.
Will the Pentagon continue to support Egypt's military under a new Islamist government?
Libya is trying to build a new democracy. But that's a tall order for a society plagued by bad memories.
Can Romney swing American Jewish voters to the GOP ticket with his trip to Israel?
The memory of the al Qaeda commander known as "the next Osama" lives on in a remote Libyan village.
What's really going on in Syria is too complicated to fit in a headline.