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The Hidden Victims of India's Suicide Belt

Farmers are killing themselves over debt in Punjab state -- and leaving wives, daughters, and other women behind.  

Mallika Kaur |

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Bibi and the Lost Boys

Can Netanyahu find Israel's three kidnapped teenagers without destroying his own government and tearing the West Bank apart?

Amos Harel |

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Hamas on the Ropes

The militant Palestinian movement faces declining popular support, empty coffers, and bitter enemies abroad. Now with a massive Israeli crackdown underway, it's struggling to determine its true identity. 

Neri Zilber |

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The Mogul Takes Manhattan

China’s most eccentric tycoon just made New York’s homeless sing for their supper. Then he did magic tricks.

Isaac Stone Fish |

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'ISIS Is Not ISIS'

In the refugee camps of Iraqi Kurdistan, the insurgents are not often what they seem.

Jenna Krajeski |

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Overheard in Warsaw

Warsaw's elite thought they were off the record. What happened next threatens Poland's politics and international relations.  

Jan Cienski |

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Am I My Brother's Keeper?

How the disappearance of three Israeli boys in the West Bank is upending Palestinian politics.

Dalia Hatuqa |

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'We Are Left With Nothing, Again'

First ethnic violence, now flooding. Can Kosovar Serbs catch a break?

Mariana Ionova |

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In Yemen, A Revolution in Reverse

A fuel crisis prompts worries that the old regime is exploiting instability to bring itself back to power.

Peter Salisbury |

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Ukraine Wins a Battle in the East

How Ukrainian forces took back a town controlled by pro-Russian separatists -- and scored a major victory for their country's morale.

Askold Krushelnycky |

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The Kurdish Are Coming

Kurdish Peshmerga fighters honed their skills fighting for independence from Iraq. Now they are the front line against ISIS.

Mohammed A. Salih |

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Fight Club, Donetsk

Meet eastern Ukraine's emerging warlords.

Alec Luhn |

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Before the Fall

ISIS was wreaking havoc in Mosul long before it took over the city.

Letta Tayler |

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Brazil Is 'Totally Screwed'

The land of sun, sex, and soccer couldn’t be more down about the World Cup.

Shannon Sims |

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Islam's Lawyers in Arms

Syria's jihad is awash with religious jurists. No wonder there's as much arguing as fighting.

Sam Heller |

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Counting the Dead in Benghazi

The steady drumbeat of killings has left Libyans despairing about whether anyone can bring security to their war-torn country.

Hanan Salah |

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Libya's Rogue 'War on Terror'

Is retired Gen. Khalifa Haftar finally reining in out-of-control Islamist militias, or is he dealing a body blow to this country's hope for democracy?

Mary Fitzgerald |

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Uncharming and Offensive

China’s ham-fisted attempt at international comity at the Shangri-La Dialogue is a worrisome harbinger of regional aggression.

Dhruva Jaishankar |

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Spain's Poisoned Chalice

The Spanish monarchy is in big trouble, and not even a young, handsome new king may be able to do anything about it.

James Badcock |

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The Biggest Losers

Meet the two hapless candidates running in Syria’s stage-managed farce of an election to confirm president-for-life Bashar al-Assad.

David Kenner |

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The Fascists Are Coming, the Fascists Are Coming!

Putin says Ukraine's nationalist political party Right Sector is the devil incarnate. But they say they're just misunderstood.

Hanna Kozlowska |

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The Great Game on Central Asia's High Plain

As a muscled-up Russia pushes for more leverage over Kazakhstan, a wary Astana strives to make new, powerful friends.

Georgi Kantchev |

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A Media Mogul, Alone on the Island

Hong Kong's fiery beacon of the free press, Apple Daily, is under threat from shadowy forces. Can it survive if Beijing wants it dead or quiet?

John Garnaut |

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Ballots, Bombs, and a Rising Body Count

As a new president takes office, a deadly firefight rages in Ukraine’s volatile east.

Piotr Zalewski |

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A Probationary Presidency

Ukrainian billionaire Petro Poroshenko won the election. But can he win over the people?

David Patrikarakos |

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Sisi's Big Day Is a Bust

The Egyptian election was supposed to bring the former Army chief to office on a massive wave of popular support. So why did so many voters stay home?

David Kenner |

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After the Revolution Comes Consensus

Forty years ago, the enemy of democracy in Portugal was fascism. Now it's just Europolitics.

EMILY CHERTOFF |

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Stamp Out the Vote

How terrorism in the Sinai has eclipsed Egypt's presidential election -- and laid bare tensions with the U.S.

Mohannad Sabry |

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The Revolution Has Not Been Finalized

Kiev's iconic Maidan square is now full of Cossacks, tourists, and the homeless. What happened to the protesters who wanted to reshape Ukraine's future?

Hanna Kozlowska |

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Strange Bedfellows and a Strange Calm in Lebanon

As the Syrian war rages next door, an unlikely alliance between Hezbollah and the U.S.-funded Lebanese security forces is keeping the violence at bay.

Susannah George |