How Washington should engage with India’s new prime minister.
India wrapped up the largest democratic election in the world; Pope Francis ordained 13 new priests; and Pro-Russian rebels in eastern Ukraine concluded a controversial referendum for self-rule.
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.
Russia celebrates Victory Day; South Africa gears up for national elections; and Narendra Modi works the campaign trail.
The Vatican prepares for the canonization of Popes John XXIII and John Paul II; Pro-Russian activists clash with police in Donetsk; and sumo wrestlers make babies cry in Japan.
As the Indian election continues, voters are concerned about corruption like never before. But will anything really change?
With the country collapsing around him, Nouri al-Maliki's strongman image is a sham. And that's exactly why he's so dangerous.
Gujarat's shiny free market reformer has a dark side.
Happy talk isn't going to help Ukraine and Moldova deter Vladimir Putin.
Could India's third-party candidate be the country’s kingmaker? Or is he just tilting at windmills?
Ukrainian opposition leader Vitali Klitschko on what his country really needs from the West and why Putin's politics just don't make sense.
Number crunching and pattern recognition may hold the key to predicting and preventing conflicts. But first, peace-builders need to change the way they do business.
Egypt’s president-in-waiting says he’s widely loved, so why does he sleep in an undisclosed location and fear for his life?
On the campaign trail in India, the election front-runner takes the high road, while his Hindu nationalist followers support him from below.
Algeria's long-ruling president is cruising to victory in the polls. But the outside world shouldn't be fooled: The authorities are losing control.
Why are Algerians so keen to elect (once again) an ailing 77-year-old man they so rarely see?
The controversial front-runner is campaigning against rape, but he may be disastrous for India's women.
Life was already hard enough for Ukrainians. But now they also have to worry about a Russian army on the march.
Afghanistan goes to the polls; pro-Russian demonstrators clash with police in Ukraine; and Indian elections begin.
In a fevered election battle, India's top candidates are claiming that they -- and only they -- can get the faltering economy back on track. But the data shows they're missing the point.
If Narendra Modi wins, India's leftists will have no one to blame but themselves.
The coming election in Iraq could decide the fate of the country's struggling democracy. The United States needs to take a stand.
The Taliban isn't attacking the Afghan army anymore -- they're trying to blow up the heart of Afghan politics.
Radical nationalists want to continue the revolution that toppled Yanukovych. But they're probably just making matters worse.