Experts say China and Russia's ties are growing not out of a mutual affinity, but out of a necessity to avoid total domination by the U.S., whose strategy is only accelerating their rapprochement.
Words all too often lead to deeds - and attacks on the press cannot be allowed to become the new normal.
"Because I care about Israel, I must stand up against violence, corruption, inequality, and abuse of power," said Portman, defending her decision not to attend the Genesis Prize.
Iran might become even more aggressive if it believed a nuclear arsenal protected it from conventional retaliation.
The force of the impact may have triggered a surge in volcanic activity.
Russian marines are training in field combat in North Korea, bordering Primorye.
DJ Khaled has conquered music and Snapchat. Now hip-hop's humblest superstar is turning his eye to movies.
Nigeria recently lost the title of Africa's biggest economy to South Africa.
Thanks to a Bollywood film, Professor Siras's suicide may wind up doing more for gay rights than India's usually liberal courts.
The year's chart-toppers are only a small part of understanding music's contribution to the zeitgeist.
They hope the collapse of Chinese communism could lead to the return of a free Tibet.
The directors, climbers in the Sundance triumph discuss its creation.
Prime Minister Sushil Koirala appealed for more aid at a conference of donors.
Prime Minister Sushil Koirala appealed for more aid at a conference of donors
After the Peshawar school massacre, the army is granted its wish to take over terrorism trials.