Can Burma build a free media or will the government’s new soft-sell propaganda win out?
In Syria’s beautiful northwest, all is peaceful. But death is never far away.
Why Syria could turn out to be Iran's Vietnam -- not America's.
Is Pakistan's once and likely future prime minister someone the United States can work with?
As the conflict rages in Syria, it's a bull market for antiquities dealers and thieves.
When the sons of Yemen's most powerful tribal leaders tie the knot, it's not only a marriage -- it's a chance for a show of strength that nobody in Sanaa can ignore.
Could a brand-new, anti-euro political movement threaten Merkel's quest for a third term?
Sorry, Washington. If, after 30 years, Colombia can't win the war on drugs, no one can.
Talking to Syria’s rebel leader about chemical weapons, jihadi rebels, and the day after Assad falls.
A brief history of the Chechen diaspora, Islamic radicalism, and the possible link to the Boston bombing suspects.
Just one year into François Hollande's presidency, he's on the ropes and praying for a miracle.
In Burma, members of the pro-democracy opposition are struggling to school themselves in the ins and outs of a liberal society. But so far it's an uphill battle.
In the wake of Venezuela's contested election, will Nicolás Maduro bring the fractured country together or tear it apart?
Was Abdul Jalil al-Fransi an al Qaeda fighter -- or a French spy?
Meet Sayed Kashua, Israel's most popular writer, comedian, critic -- and Arab.
Under China’s new leader, the People’s Liberation Army is showing rare signs of friendliness toward the United States. Can the new tone prevent a war?
Even the Chinese are finally starting to think their allies in Pyongyang are a little bit crazy.
As Venezuelans head to the polls to replace Hugo Chávez, a crazy campaign takes a turn toward the truly bizarre.
Why Margaret Thatcher still makes life difficult for Britain's Conservatives.
What does it say about Germany today that in order to see some Jews you’ve got to go to a museum?
Was a U.N. diplomat pushed out of his position for airing Port-au-Prince's dirty laundry in public?
Two years after President Bashar al-Assad's regime had me arrested, there seems to be no end in sight to the bloodshed in Syria.
Islamic militants messed with the wrong city on Saturday night.