U.S. service members stationed in Bahrain are struggling to adjust to the new normal as the country enters the second year of its uprising.
A visual tour of North Korea as the nation gears up for national celebrations -- and an international standoff.
How an unlikely free-speech campaign defeated the censors.
From the battlefield at Bannockburn to Dolly the sheep, the country's soaring national pride speaks volumes about the potential of a complicated dissolution from the United Kingdom.
On the eve of the country's historic elections, 16 experts give us their prescriptions for the future.
The Pope dons a sombrero, French police hunt suspected Islamists, and a Tongan king is laid to rest.
Can Pope Benedict XVI's trip to Havana offer any hope for the Cuban people?
Something strange is going on in Beijing. Here are the five most virulent conspiracy theories making the rounds -- and a stab at the likelihood of them panning out.
When it comes to fighting corruption, it turns out there’s a lot that the U.S. can learn from developing countries.
Africans are way past the victim thing -- but Westerners don't seem to be there yet. A tale of two films.
Big public demonstrations may be a new development in Russia, but protests in the streets have been around for a while. Just ask the artists.
France will remain by the side of the Arab world's embattled minority.
For all the talk of American decline, there’s one thing we still make better than anyone on the planet: movies.
Greece goes up in flames, Xi comes to Washington, and Brazil's Carnival begins.
If the Middle East is your yardstick, the countries of Central Asia ought to be on the verge of revolution. But don't hold your breath.
The phenomenal rise of NBA wunderkind Jeremy Lin is sweeping mainland China -- even though he's Taiwanese.
With Linsanity sweeping the nation, here's a look at other sports stars -- both foreign and Chinese -- who have made it into the spotlight.
Photos of a swinging Iran when the skirts were short, the dance was the twist, and America wasn't Enemy No. 1.
As China's economy continues to trend downward, Beijing's elites are sparking a new, palpable frustration in the general population.
Portraits of Russia's would-be revolutionaries -- and their intimate thoughts on Vladimir Putin and the country's dark political future.
Photos from an evening of cocktails and conversation.