Could anything have prevented the tragedy that is now befalling South Sudan?
As Russia marks the USSR's victory over Nazi Germany in 1945, the chill of Crimea casts a shadow over remembrances.
Russia celebrates Victory Day; South Africa gears up for national elections; and Narendra Modi works the campaign trail.
With the country descending into chaos, President Goodluck Jonathan is running out of excuses and places to hide.
Meet the Swedish foreign minister who isn't afraid to say what he means -- especially if it's about what Washington gets wrong.
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.
Is president-in-waiting Abdel Fattah al-Sisi living up to his word?
The best antidote to propaganda isn't counterpropaganda. It's access to accurate information.
From China to Ukraine, the cynical calculus of power politics is alive and well -- too bad Washington doesn't realize it.
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?
The American public doesn’t want to pull back from the world, and a serious read of the poll numbers proves it.
Can the Islamist party thrive in the turbulent politics of post-Qaddafi Libya?
The mass death sentences against 683 Egyptians reveal how Cairo officials are redefining concepts like terrorism and freedom in a cynical bid to solidify their grip on power.
With the country collapsing around him, Nouri al-Maliki's strongman image is a sham. And that's exactly why he's so dangerous.
Why avoiding errors in foreign policy isn't the same as getting hits.
A power struggle has broken out among pro-Russian leaders in Ukraine: They're fighting for control of a country that doesn't exist yet.
Gujarat's shiny free market reformer has a dark side.
Happy talk isn't going to help Ukraine and Moldova deter Vladimir Putin.
The latest U.N. report says that the darling climate strategy isn't working. But that doesn't mean it's dead. For climate advocates, those are fighting words.
Anwar Ibrahim on Malaysia’s mishandling of MH370, President Obama, and good Jews and bad Jews.
Russia denies that it's meddling in Ukraine. But the pro-Russian forces out there don't always hide their links to Moscow.
And efforts to discourage it aren't working.
Leave the gifts at home, Mr. President. Here are the five things America’s allies in Asia really need.
Why the Obama administration needs to learn to live with Japan's fiery prime minister.
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 Thomas Piketty's capital gulf gets a bit complicated when you look at the numbers.