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Pushing the Kremlin Line
The man behind 'Russia Today' stokes a nation’s growing chauvinism
The Wooing of the Red Prince
How U.S. agent Robert Ames connected with Yasir Arafat’s top spy
The Deadly Mission of Boko Haram
The kidnapping of 276 Nigerian girls has put Islamist militants Boko Haram on the map. What do they want?
German Nazi Hunter Will Soon Give New Files to Prosecutors
The information pertains to former guards at the Majdanek camp, where tens of thousands of Jews and other victims perished
Two Explosions Kill 46 in Nigerian City of Jos
Islamist sect Boko Haram, which has set off bombs across the country, is likely to be a prime suspect
Iranian President: Let's Embrace the Internet
"Are our PhD students still expected to use library archives like in the old days to take notes for research?" President Hassan Rouhani said
British Satellite Company Used Just 14 Numbers to Determine Flight Path of MH370
The company, Inmarsat, will release the data and methodology it used to calculate the plane's path in a week
Amid Egypt Rights Abuses, U.S. Stalls Over More Military Aid
Many Obama administration officials question the need to restore Egypt to its place as the premier U.S. partner in the Arab world.
Can China Be Shamed Into Stopping Business Espionage?
The Justice Department has indicted five Chinese Army hackers
This French Mayor Isn't Against Immigrants, Just Immigration
From the heart of France’s populist far right movement, a Newsweek exclusive on the eve of the European vote
In Gold Blood
After a toxic battle, a slice of Transylvania looks set to become Europe’s biggest gold mine
Thai Army Declares Martial Law
"We declared a state of emergency, it's not a coup," a general said
Devastating Bosnian Floods Affect One Million People
"During the war, many people lost everything," Bosnia's foreign minister said. "Today, again they have nothing."
Police Reportedly Detonate Suspicious Package Near US Embassy in Turkey
Security forces sealed off an area near the main gates of the embassy after two unidentified packages were found
Five Chinese Hackers Indicted for Cyber Espionage
The Chinese individuals stand accused of targeting six American companies
Top Iran Terrorist Under CIA Protection in U.S., Book Says
Ali Reza Asgari quarterbacked the 1983 bombing of the U.S. embassy in Beirut and killed scores of Americans
Trouble in Paradise
He’s hosted Princess Diana, Elizabeth Taylor and the odd baby elephant. Now the hotelier to the rich and famous is out
Gunmen Storm Libya's Parliament, Then Withdraw
Gunfire erupted across Tripoli, where rival militias clashed in some of the worst violence in the city since the end the 2011 war
Dominique Strauss-Kahn to Sue Over Sex-Filled Film
In the movie, Gerard Depardieu plays a sex addict who commits a sexual assault on a hotel maid
Egypt Jails More Than 160 Muslim Brotherhood Supporters
Defendants chanted "Down with military rule" as Judge Hassan Fareed handed down the 10-year jail terms
Rogue Ex-General's Troops Storm Libyan Parliament
In a confusing, chaotic attack, heavy smoke rose from the parliament building in Tripoli as gunmen clashed with guards.
West Africa Leaders Vow to Wage 'Total War' on Boko Haram
Nigeria's neighbors Chad, Cameroon, Niger and Benin, and Western officials, met in Paris to flesh out a plan enabling them for the first time to share intelligence, coordinate action and monitor borders.
Kidnappings at Chinese Work Site Point to Boko Haram, UK Offers Nigeria Military Advisors
"Nigerian security forces have not been well structured for this kind of thing and that has been shown by the problem getting worse," UK Foreign Minister William Hague said.
Fighting in Benghazi Kills at Least 19
Libyan irregular forces backed by helicopters clashed with Islamist militias
In Memory of Ron Moreau, Newsweek Foreign Correspondent and Daily Beast Writer
"Ron was one of the last great foreign correspondents of a great generation," writes Christopher Dickey
Mourning Turkish Mining Town Hit with Tear Gas and Water Cannon as Thousands Protest
The death toll from the disaster stands at 292, with 10 others thought to be still trapped
Pakistan Invites Incoming Indian Prime Minister To Visit
Narendra Modi won a solid victory in Indian elections, and a visit to Pakistan would be a turning point for the two nuclear enemies
Two Explosions Kill at Least Ten in Kenya
"I saw the explosion. People were running in all directions," one witness said
The Latest Document From the Snowden Trove Highlights Israeli Spying
The stolen NSA files add further complexity to a complicated security relationship
Nigerian President Cancels Visit to Village of Kidnapped Girls
The trip was scrubbed because of security concerns
Huge Win for Narendra Modi, India's Next Prime Minister
A candidate hasn't received such a clear mandate to govern in India since the 1980s
Narendra Modi on Brink of Taking Power in India
If the results of the election are in line with exit polls, Modi's Hindu nationalist party and its allies will win an absolute majority in parliament
Anger Grows in Turkey After Mine Disaster Kills Hundreds
At least 282 people have been confirmed dead, and rescuers are still trying to reach parts of the coal mine
Expert: Rescuing Nigerian Girls is 'Unlikely and Unfeasible'
Officials are pessimistic about the likihood of rescuing the kidnapped girls from Boko Haram
John Kerry Says Data Suggest Syria May Have Used Chlorine Gas
Syria may have used chemical weapons involving chlorine in 14 attacks in recent months, the French foreign minister has said
Anti-China Riots in Vietnam Leave Over 20 Dead
A huge foreign steel project was set ablaze as the riots spread to the center of the country a day after arson and looting in the south
Once KGB Agent, Always a KGB Agent
Khrushchev’s grand-daughter recalls how the arrival of Vladimir Putin revived memories of Stalin’s terror
Six Powers, Iran Start Work on Drafting Long-Term Nuclear Deal
Looming in the background of the talks have been threats by Israel to attack Iranian nuclear installations
Hopes Fade for Survivors After Turkish Mine Fire Kills at Least 245
Opponents blamed Prime Minister Tayyip Erdogan's government for privatizing the country's mines
Ex-Reporter Tells UK Court He Hacked William And Kate's Phones Nearly 200 Times
"I don't want anyone to think I'm not ashamed of what we did," Clive Goodman said.
Turkish Coal Mine Fire and Explosion Kills 200
The disaster in western Turkey, likely to be the country's deadliest, is still unfolding with hundreds believed to be trapped underground
Tibet Propaganda Boss Vows to 'Seal' Internet to Stop Separatists
"We must bring down pressure from the sky, find and confiscate materials on the ground, and seal and stifle the internet - the holy trinity of supervision and control of the system," Dong Yunhu said.
German Official Says It Was Wrong to Make Ukraine Pick Between EU and Russia
"Certainly, the European Union has also made mistakes, although this does not justify Russia's behavior," Angela Merkel's deputy said
Ambassador Tefft Would Upset Russia, and That's the Point
The senior diplomat's biggest challenge may be that America has not understood the psychology of Russia’s rulers
White House Says No Issue With Biden's Son, Ukraine Gas Company
R. Hunter Biden was recently named to the board of directors of a private company that has drilled for natural gas in Ukraine since 2002
A Breath of Fresh Air in the Kremlin
Khrushchev’s grand-daughter recalls the day Gorbachev became the Soviet leader
Photos: China Makes Replicas of World's Sites
From Paris, to Rome, to Egypt, to Sydney, Chinese architects have been busy constructing replicas of the world's most famous monuments.
Russian Forces Still on Ukraine's Border in Photos
President Vladimir Putin announced last Wednesday that the troops had moved but NATO says there's been no action
Danish Parliament Pulls Cartoon That Pushed Voting With Sex, Violence
The video includes a character named Voteman using dolphins as skis
Prosecutor Wants Pistorius To Have His Mental Health Evaluated
During the South African athlete's murder trial, a psychiatrist said Oscar Pistorius has Generalized Anxiety Disorder
Russia Pulls Space Cooperation in Response to Ukraine Sanctions
Russia's PM said the country would reject a U.S. request to prolong the use of the International Space Station beyond 2020
Sorry America, Afghanistan's Hamid Karzai Plans to Stick Around
He's worked with the U.S. and then blasted them in speeches, but he's not going away after his final term as president
Kerry Says China Action in Seas Dispute 'Provocative'
John Kerry pointed to China's introduction of an oil rig and several vessels in waters disputed with Vietnam as "provocative."
Turkey to Ignore Court Order to Pay Compensation to Cyprus
Turkey has no plans to pay 90 million euros ($124 million) to Cyprus for its invasion 40 years ago
Bad Korea Move: Will Putin Step In?
China is losing patience with the dangerous antics of North Korea’s Kim Jong Un
Culinary Star Wars
The San Pellegrino World’s 50 Best Restaurant Awards have become the closest thing there is to a culinary Oscars, and that hurts Michelin