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.
In the English-speaking world, he's the economist du jour. But in his home country? Le shrug.
Every week, thousands of people attend a megachurch in Lagos. But they aren’t there for the sermons -- they believe the televangelist pastor can cure them of HIV, cancer, and other terrible diseases.
Ten thousand dead, 1 million displaced, and things are only likely to get worse for the fledgling country.
Egypt’s president-in-waiting says he’s widely loved, so why does he sleep in an undisclosed location and fear for his life?
Why keeping women away from Congo’s mines -- which are rife with exploitation and sexual violence -- could do more harm than good.
Inside the occupied government building in eastern Ukraine where pro-Russian protesters are trying to create a new country.
Meet the Jordanian cleric who's sending young men to fight and die in Syria's civil war.
While facing off with Russia, Ukraine’s new government is also struggling to disarm militias in Kiev. If it can’t, will new violence erupt?
A diplomatic spat over Iran’s ambassador to the United States has Washington and Tehran at odds again.
Algeria's ailing, invisible strongman is a lock to win a fourth term as president. But things are not so quiet behind the scenes.
Inside a brewing insurgency as Ukraine sends in the tanks to quell unrest in its chaotic East.
The armed Russian protesters in Eastern Ukraine aren’t leaving any time soon -- and that could lead to war.
In a new video, a resurgent AQAP celebrates their latest jailbreak and warns what comes next.
How Rwanda's remarkable, two-decade march from genocide has left women behind.
Palestine's push for international recognition is tanking John Kerry's peace talks. Was this Abbas's plan all along?
Turkey's hard-headed prime minister bans YouTube, as a divided country votes on his increasingly paranoid rule.