In preparation for Hosni Mubarak's visit to Washington, A U.S. ambassador profiles the Egyptian president
A 'Lonely Planet' blurb about Turkey's ethnic groups causes a public relations scandal for MasterCard
It's not always easy to get to Zimbabwe.
How South Africa's leaders trained themselves for leadership at Robben Island.
This week's episode pulls out all the holiday cliches, from Santa to the Grinch, but still manages to be enjoyable
Images of Japan's military strike commemorate lives lost 69 years ago today
A State Department official reports a gruesome attack on a Rio de Janeiro bus
A State Department official summarizes a crime committed by Nicaragua's corrupt FLSN regime
The rich relationship between Venezuela's Hugo Chavez and Nicaragua's Daniel Ortega.
An unexpectedly accomplished solider provides an assessment of a joint US-Mali training exercise.
Regime crony Zaw Zaw continues to expand his businesses in Burma
After a soccer match had to be halted amidst slurs directed at Jordan's queen's Palestinian heritage, the Jordanian king's muted reaction caused a stir.
A new soccer league promoted by the Burmese regime enjoys a successful launch.
Dishes for a holiday that—gasp—encourages you to fry stuff. Potato pancakes, beignets, and low-fat sweet potato fries.
Atlantic editors and writers share 22 favorite titles from a year in reading
A look at the five things we're most excited about watching, reading, browsing, and listening to this week
A Shia cleric comments on the U.S. presence in Iraq.
A description of the death of the Iraqi leader.
A Chinese research institute's unusual biometric device.
A Chinese official explains how GDP numbers are 'for reference only.'