Can a book festival mend wounds created by war and perhaps even counter religious extremism in an isolated corner of the Horn of Africa?
The recent Beijing nuptials of Brian Davidson are the talk of Weibo.
Protests in Egypt; an Amazon warehouse in Germany; and an underwater wedding portrait in Shanghai.
The arrest of Bahraini human rights activist Maryam al-Khawaja marks a new low point for the country’s autocracy.
A few too many years under the Deutsche Demokratische Republik can wreak havoc on a moral compass.
How the slave trade patterns of centuries ago are still shaping African marriages today.
The Nigerian-American novelist discusses the pitfalls of hashtag activism, the destructiveness of U.S. foreign policy, and that time he dreamed about meeting Obama at a Brooklyn house party.
As fighting rages in the east, one Slovyansk museum is already trying to tell the story of the war in Ukraine, one bullet-riddled helmet at a time.
Protests in Islamabad; the aftermath of the conflict in Gaza; and remembering James Foley.
A Uighur jade trader gets a rare chance to visit Hong Kong and has a taste of the freedom he does not enjoy back home.
Manic bartenders, midget bouncers, and snorting ketamine off tables: remembering Beijing when it was still cool.
Ferguson protests; Liberians face the spread of Ebola; and the pope visits South Korea.
With divorce rates spiraling, the biography of ancient sage Confucius resonates once again.
A few thoughts on saving the Munchkins, defeating tyranny, and the politics of America's favorite fairytale.
Militias clash in Libya; preparations for India's Independence Day; and a wedding in a Gaza refugee camp.
Why an Erdogan victory in Turkey's presidential election is likely to trigger the biggest opposition backlash yet. The first in our series of Lab Reports on Turkey.
Why renaming a Washington street after a leading Chinese dissident is an excellent idea.
Singapore is testing whether mass surveillance and big data can not only protect national security, but actually engineer a more harmonious society.
If you want to rule for 1,000 years, don't touch my daughters or my cigarettes.
Four years after a devastating earthquake, Haiti remains a mess. It's time to bring Haitians from all walks of life into a national conversation about the country's future.
The aftermath of the MH17 shoot-down; violence in Gaza continues; and Hindus celebrate in India.
How Rwanda's Pentecostals are keeping the demons of the past at bay.
India prides itself on its respect for democratic values. So why are civil society groups under attack?
MH17 shot down in Ukraine; Israel launches a ground invasion of Gaza; and the island of Tenerife, Spain celebrates the patron saint of fishermen.
A mass burial in Srebrenica; bombings rock Syria; and the bulls run in Pamplona.
A ChinaFile conversation on the promises and perils of partnering with Beijing on education.