International

06/25/2015 - 12:40pm

    The eight children in the Shanta family lived in a village of grass huts and had never turned on an electric light or worn a watch, never ridden a car or even a bicycle, never spoken on the telephone.

    Their first real interaction with the 21st...

05/28/2015 - 4:59pm

    If Iraqis won't fight for their nation's survival, why on earth should we?

    This is the question posed by the fall of Ramadi, which revealed the emptiness at the core of U.S. policy....

05/28/2015 - 4:58pm

    Whenever America's reputation as the world's prime military power takes a hit, a partisan argument inevitably breaks out over who's to blame. From "Who lost China?" to "Who lost Korea?" and "Who lost Vietnam?" the...

05/28/2015 - 4:52pm

    If you want to see the face of the new Cuba, talk to Niuris Higuiera, co-owner and chef of Havana's Paladar Atelier (paladar's the name Cubans use for privately-owned restaurants).

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05/21/2015 - 4:04pm

    Twenty years after bringing down a major British bank, Nick Leeson is sounding alarm bells about China. Unless the country reforms its stock markets, he warns, it's only a matter of time until his earlier disaster repeats itself on a larger scale....

05/21/2015 - 3:39pm

    One of the world's most beautiful regions, the seas of Southeast Asia - home to sparkling white beaches and $7,000-a-night beach villas - is becoming a scene of a mass atrocity.

    Thousands of...

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