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In the Italian South Tyrol, German speakers long for when they were part of Austria
Letter to the Editor: Ecuador Ambassador Responds
Nathalie Cely, Ecuador’s ambassador in the United States, took issue with a recent story on a tribal dispute.
Cartel Censorship Reaches Mexico City
Violence encroaches on the capital, and so does the pressure to muzzle real journalism.
Public Relations, Narco Style
YouTube is a drug cartel’s best friend
Waiting for Death to Arrive
Effect of brutal South Sudan conflict on civilians "rips away fabric of society"
To avoid the Great Recession, China heaped up a debt mountain that is threatening growth
Jim Beam Goes Japan
A Japanese beverage giant made a bold move into Kentucky when it acquired the fabled bourbon maker.
Senate Panel Says Benghazi Attack Was Preventable
Despite two earlier attacks on the post and numerous warnings, no attempts were made to increase security.
Final Regrets From the Father of the AK-47
"As my assault rifle killed so many people, does that mean that I, Mikhail Kalashnikov ... am responsible for people's deaths?"
The Beijing Bubble
To avoid the Great Recession, China heaped up a debt mountain that is threatening growth.
Egypt's Next Target: Hamas
After squeezing Gaza's economy, Cairo tries to eradicate what it calls a militant organization.
Inside Pol Pot’s School for Torture
How two Americans fell into the murderous hands of Khmer Rouge interrogators.
After Surviving Libya, Adrift in Europe
African refugees fled the conflict in Libya and arrived in Europe. In Germany, some found kindness in a church – and an uncertain future.
South Sudan: Waiting for Death to Arrive
A column of angry armed men is on the march to wreak revenge on their tribal rivals
Public Relations, Narco Style
YouTube is a drug cartel’s best friend.
People Power Tramples a Final Frontier
The border that set off World War II is crumbling as Poles and Germans forget the past.
Nigerian President Signs Anti-Gay Bill Into Law
The bill contains penalties of up to 14 years in prison and bans gay marriage, same-sex "amorous relationships" and membership of gay rights groups.
Who Lost the Middle East?
Only America can keep the Arab states from collapse.
The Magical World of Thailand
Nothing says “lucky” like a gold-plated fetus.
A Cinderella Nation Is Shut Out of the Olympics
With the Winter Olympics on its doorstep, Abkhazia has been left out in the cold.
The Thing About Arik
Ariel Sharon was bold, brave, creative, politically astute -- and self-destructive.
Former Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon Dead At 85
Sharon's son announced the death at the hospital where his father had been in a coma for eight years.
Ariel Sharon Covers Through the Years
Today, we look back at Newsweek's covers of the man who shaped Israeli policy for decades.
Cranked Up Intelligence
The latest national intelligence report on Afghanistan greases the skids for a quick exit.
America Abandons Afghanistan to Drug Lords
This year, Western troops will withdraw from Afghanistan after 13 years of war. Here’s what they leave behind.
In Sochi’s Shadow
Abkhazia is a lonely little non-country with big dreams just a few miles from where the Olympic Games will be held.
Who Wants to Buy the New York Times?
A Chinese billionaire comes to town with $1 billion in his pocket and a yearning to make the world a better place.
Fall of France II: How a Cockerel Nation Became an Ostrich
A Newsweek piece about the fall in France’s economic fortunes has infuriated the French.
Woman Known As Jihad Jane Sentenced To 10 Years In Plot
The sentence is a decade less than prosecutors had sought for Colleen LaRose's role in a failed plot to kill a Swedish artist who had depicted Muslim Prophet Mohammad's head on a dog.