How Vladimir Putin is making the world safe for autocracy
The combination of geography, charisma, and authoritarianism that helped the revolutionary outlast 10 American presidents
He presided over dramatic improvements in health and other human-development indicators in Cuba, but crushed dissent and repressed human rights.
Riek Machar thinks the president-elect will side with him in the South Sudan conflict—once he learns about it.
When I spent a week with Fidel, a dictator who outlasted 10 American presidents, and who nearly outlasted an 11th, I found a man who sensed that change was coming, and that the Cuban system would not last forever.
Hong Kong’s skyline, a holiday lightshow in London, wildfire in Israel, a newborn giraffe in Amsterdam, a foamy ‘snowstorm’ in Santa Clara, California, and much more.
The candidate poised to lead the country’s center-right party ahead of next year’s election is a staunch conservative.
The president-elect will encounter a region convulsed by change.
Pro football held a game south of the border for the first time since 2005.
Here’s some of the good news of 2016. There’s plenty.
A look back at archival images of Thanksgiving traditions and celebrations from the past
The U.S. voters who rejected decades of bipartisan foreign-policy consensus might be on to something.
… but it will depend on what, exactly, Trump is trying to achieve.
Getty Images photographer Dan Kitwood spent time last year visiting the Chimpanzee Conservation Center in the Haut Niger National Park in Guinea, West Africa.
One of the biggest problems facing the president-elect might also be his biggest opportunity.
Last night hundreds of Dakota Access Pipeline protesters attempted to force their way through police barricades. They were met with water cannons, tear gas,and rubber bullets, resulting in dozens of injuries.
Last month, a reader in Nigeria named Shayera Dark sent us a long note criticizing the culture of political correctness…
As a candidate, he criticized alliances while vowing a military buildup. What does that mean for half the world?
The alliance faces two possible paths ahead. One is disintegration.
How the president-elect might pick apart one of the Obama administration's signature accomplishments
Why the Trump-Putin bromance might not last