Tech & Science
This Week's Edition
Top 10 Anniversaries in 2015
Who remembers when Nelson Mandela was freed? Or Saigon fell?
Why Is the Khorasan Group Being Targeted By the U.S.?
Not much is known about the Khorasan group but it’s clear that they are viewed as a serious threat
The Day Scotland Said No: A Grey Morning After in Edinburgh
After an unparalleled turnout, and a win for No, many are sad and Scotland is tired, says Finlay Young. But, at least for a moment, the fusty grey of British politics gave way to colour.
Sarajevo Marks War Centennial with Message of Unity to Divided Country
A century ago today, the murder of Franz Ferdinand by a 19-year-old Bosnian Serb lit the fuse for World War One.
A League of Its Own
Champions past and present are signing up to play a new kind of tennis
What Did Obama Accomplish in Asia?
President Barack Obama just returned from Asia, but as a South Korean newspaper put it, the "U.S. cannot exert leadership in Asia only with words"
Staff accuse Donald Moore, America's top diplomat in Naples, of entertaining a steady parade of suspected prostitutes
Tinker, Tailor, Pastor, Spy
A retired church minister in Sweden spent 24 years as a secret Stasi informer
When in Rome
Italy's new prime minister says he will push through one key reform every month. But can he perform miracles?
How China Keeps Tabs on Tibetan Exiles
Beijing’s relentless pursuit of dissidents overseas can be petty and harrowing
Like Watching Paint Dry
The Italian system of justice is so slow, centenarians die without having their cases resolved
Where Have All the Lutherans Gone?
The place where Protestantism was born is losing its churchgoers. Attendance was higher under communism
The Photogenic Star of Venezuela's Opposition
Leopoldo López is charismatic, handsome, a family man, and an expert at political theater
Ukraine: Heading for Civil War
The violent proxy conflict between the West and Russia may leave an ungovernable failed state
We the Unwanted, Doing the Unthinkable
They lost their legs in Afghanistan and Iraq; now they have come to Guantánamo Bay to scuba dive
The Ghost Town That Wouldn’t Die
A newly discovered natural gas field may finally get the Turkish army out of Cyprus and open up one of the world’s most beautiful resorts
Bosnia’s Corrupt Rulers Hit by an Angry ‘Citizen Tsunami’
Violent protesters return to Sarajevo demanding the resignation of the government
Obama's French Kiss
After exchanging insults for years, the two countries bury their differences as the two presidents cling to each other for reassurance
The Man from Mossad
Israeli Spymaster Efraim Halevy on trusting Iran and the Palestinians
A Fashionable Turkey
A country known for little more than making copies is now a burgeoning scene for creative designers
Are the French Anti-Semitic?
A notorious anti-Jewish comic has been silenced. But he found a ready audience for his poisonous creed that is scaring away France’s Jews
No Fairy-Tale Ending
A Spanish princess finds herself heading for court to explain where a nonprofit’s money went
Inflation Soaring? Currency Crumbling? Not Now, I’m Eating
While Argentina’s economy totters, the president lunches with Fidel Castro
What I Saw at the Revolution
The Occupy Bangkok! movement has shut down the city with a well-coordinated and peaceful demonstration, but violence seems inevitable
The Bucks Don’t Stop Here
Creative and increasingly desperate Latin Americans are stalking U.S. greenbacks
The island of Jersey is a law unto itself, from helping dodge the taxman to failing to properly investigate child rape
Two hours by train from Paris is a business-friendly place young French entrepreneurs are flocking to
In the Italian South Tyrol, German speakers long for when they were part of Austria
Public Relations, Narco Style
YouTube is a drug cartel’s best friend