The land of sun, sex, and soccer couldn’t be more down about the World Cup.
Syria's jihad is awash with religious jurists. No wonder there's as much arguing as fighting.
The steady drumbeat of killings has left Libyans despairing about whether anyone can bring security to their war-torn country.
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?
China’s ham-fisted attempt at international comity at the Shangri-La Dialogue is a worrisome harbinger of regional aggression.
The Spanish monarchy is in big trouble, and not even a young, handsome new king may be able to do anything about it.
Meet the two hapless candidates running in Syria’s stage-managed farce of an election to confirm president-for-life Bashar al-Assad.
Putin says Ukraine's nationalist political party Right Sector is the devil incarnate. But they say they're just misunderstood.
As a muscled-up Russia pushes for more leverage over Kazakhstan, a wary Astana strives to make new, powerful friends.
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?
As a new president takes office, a deadly firefight rages in Ukraine’s volatile east.
Ukrainian billionaire Petro Poroshenko won the election. But can he win over the people?
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?
Forty years ago, the enemy of democracy in Portugal was fascism. Now it's just Europolitics.
How terrorism in the Sinai has eclipsed Egypt's presidential election -- and laid bare tensions with the U.S.
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?
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.
The German chancellor is caught between her country’s Amerika-Freunde and Putin-Versteher.
As anti-Chinese protests roil Vietnam, a domestic pro-democratic opposition is quietly gathering steam.
An obscure Indian law requires gun owners to surrender their weapons during election season. But India’s gun lobby says it only encourages a spike in violence.
Jacob Zuma's seemingly invincible ANC is back on top -- but that doesn't mean it will continue to rule “until Jesus comes back.”
Britain's almost comically right-wing Tea Party clone is on the rise -- but if it ends up kingmaker in Westminster, that's no laughing matter.
Meet the Swedish foreign minister who isn't afraid to say what he means -- especially if it's about what Washington gets wrong.
On the streets of Eastern Ukraine, the droogs are loose and chaos reigns.
Egypt's April 6 movement, which sparked the protests that toppled Mubarak and Morsi, now finds itself in the cross-hairs of the new government.
Forget Chávez and his Bolivarian Revolution -- it's oil that wrecked the Venezuelan state.
Can the Islamist party thrive in the turbulent politics of post-Qaddafi Libya?
Meet the Oxford-educated Polish foreign minister fighting to get a wishy-washy continent to stand up to Russia.
Ever since the CIA used a vaccination ruse in its hunt for OBL, health workers have been combatants in Pakistan's war with the Taliban.