Front Page: Foreign Affairs
In West Bank, Israelis And Arabs Face Different Justice Systems
The tale of the two teens provides a stark example of the vast disparities of Israel's justice system in the West Bank, a contested area at the heart of the elusive search for a lasting peace.
WATCH: Palestinian Christians Decry Israel’s Restrictions Ahead Of Easter
Many Palestinian Christians who applied for permits to visit family and holy sites in Jerusalem for Easter have been rejected -- an increasingly common occurrence in recent years.
In Algeria, A President That Won’t Go Away
Algeria’s incumbent president swept Thursday’s election, taking almost 82 percent of the vote in a country that doesn’t expect any change to come at the hands of the fourth-term president.
War Drives More Than Half Of Syria’s Students From School, Into ‘Black Hole’
Hopelessness creeps in amid a range of peril including bombing, gunfire, arrest, torture, execution, military conscription and a growing national economic crisis.
Guantanamo Detainee Trial Delayed Due To FBI Interference
Allegations of FBI interference in the military trial of a Guantanamo Bay detainee believed to have masterminded the 9/11 attacks forced proceedings to a halt, pending an investigation.
Will A New Deal Solve Mexico’s Crime Problem?
Mexico’s militia leaders and government have made a breakthrough. Here's what their new pact means.
The EU Hesitates To Act Over Ukraine
Although Europe has the economic power to hurt Russia, here's why it’s reluctant to use it.
Pro-Israel Lobby Pushes Back Against Boycott Movement
As the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) movement gains notable traction, the pro-Israel lobby and representatives of 25 countries met recently to discuss how to push back.
India Election: ‘Idealistic Banker’ Represents Anti-corruption Aam Aadmi Party
Meera Sanyal, former CEO of the Royal Bank of Scotland, is contesting for parliament as part of the Aam Aadmi Party, a rising but unproven contender.
Internet Access Providers May Be Ordered To Block Copyright-infringing Website, European Court Rules
The EU Court of Justice says Internet service providers can be asked to block access to websites infringing on copyrights, putting protecting copyrights over protecting privacy.
Kyiv Readies Troops To Deal With Russia’s ‘Aggression’
Fears of a 'gas war' are growing.
Pakistan Peace Talks Continue Amid Fresh Wave Of Civilian Killings
The Pakistan government is ironing out a peace deal with the Pakistani Taliban. A deadly wave of violence is sweeping the country, but it may not be at the hands of the usual suspects.
WATCH: Israeli Forces Shoot Palestinian Photographer In West Bank
During a mass prayer service of Palestinians protesting Israel’s refusal to release a group of Palestinian political prisoners, Israeli forces shot and injured a Palestinian photojournalist.
Collapse Of Peace Talks Shows Little Desire For Two-State Solution
Israeli-Palestinian peace talks are crumbling again, reflecting a lack of enthusiasm for a long-term, peaceful two-state solution.
On The 20th Anniversary Of The Rwandan Massacre, A Clear Understanding Of The Facts
A plan for power sharing drove angry conspirators to shoot down the Rwandan president’s plan, starting the three-month genocide.
“Panda Diplomacy” And Trade Deals As Chinese President Visits Europe
From discussing major trade deals to visiting pandas recently loaned to Belgium, Chinese President Xi Jinping gets busy building ties with Europe.
Marginalized Indian Muslims Ambivalent At Election Time
Largely left behind by India's development wave, Mumbai's Muslims say they're not sure any political party can help them though they represent nearly 14 percent of the electorate.
Half-Decade Later, U.S. Review of Landmine Policy Drags On
Politicians and human rights advocates are pressuring the Obama administration to wrap up its review of U.S. landmine policy -- a review that has dragged on for an inexplicable five years.
Crimean Crisis Forces NASA To Reevaluate Russian Space Partnership
NASA depends on Russia to get American astronauts to the International Space Station, but this relationship has put the American space agency in a less-than-stellar position.
One Of These Men Will Lead Afghanistan
Experts call it 'a real dogfight.' But the Afghan vote will show whether the country has a shot at a peaceful, stable future.