Nov 29, 2012 7:33AM ET
A court in Moscow ruled today that the anti-Kremlin punk band Pussy Riot are "extremists" and that any website that continues to host video clips shot by and of them should be blocked.
Nov 28, 2012 11:49PM ET
As if the story of the deadly blaze that killed 112 people in a Bangladeshi garment factory couldn't get any worse, new details suggest that somebody locked the workers in the burning building.
Nov 28, 2012 5:11PM ET
It would be a generally bad idea for Terry Jones, the Florida pastor most famous for burning Korans and being a generally terrible human being, to vacation in Egypt right about now. Because he would die.
Nov 28, 2012 12:55PM ET
Earlier this month, Iran's news agency provided visual evidence that its government had figured out to make a fancy new drone that could take off and land vertically. What they didn't tell us is that they used Photoshop.
Nov 28, 2012 12:47PM ET
On the day three employees of BP are to be arraigned on criminal charges, the United States announced that the company is banned from winning any new government contracts until they get their act together.
Nov 28, 2012 11:09AM ET
It may or may not win tomorrow's vote to achieve "non-member observer state" status at the United Nations, but several European powers are changing their opinion on Palestine.
Nov 28, 2012 9:30AM ET
Jonathan Cohn on Medicare, Grover Norquist on the fiscal cliff, Lynette H. Ong on China's construction boom, Bess Lovejoy on digging up the dead, and Jane Kramer on female bishops.
Nov 28, 2012 7:43AM ET
Two of Egypt's highest courts have suspended their work in protest of Mohamed Morsi's controversial immunity decree, saying they won't be intimidated by the president's attempt to limit their power over him.
Nov 28, 2012 6:42AM ET
More than 50 people were killed this morning when two coordinated car bombs were set off in a mostly Christian neighborhood in the center of the Syrian capital, prompting fears of a new "Battle for Damascus."
Nov 27, 2012 5:01PM ET
Turns out, that employee from the Mars research team was just really excited about the mission — and not one specific, universe-altering discovery.
Nov 27, 2012 12:20PM ET
Tuesday brought yet another day of protest to Cairo's Tahrir Square, as Egyptians continue to fight back against President Mohamed Morsi's power grab — and with many more on the way, as the demonstrations are expected to grow throughout the night.
Nov 27, 2012 10:23AM ET
With the conflict in Gaza at a tenuous point, a Holocaust-denying Hungarian lawmaker thought the next logical thing to do would be to ask the government to draw up a list of Jews who pose a national security threat. Because, really, what could go wrong with that?
Nov 27, 2012 9:52AM ET
Joe Nocera on Obama's new cabinet, Jonah Goldberg on Mohamed Morsi, Dana Milbank on Rick Santorum, Peter Hakim on Mexico, and Sarah Ditum on gender-neutral toys.
Nov 27, 2012 8:55AM ET
Gosh, it's totally inappropriate to laugh at the conflict in the Middle East, right? Well, it's totally Jon Stewart's fault.
Nov 27, 2012 6:45AM ET
The remains of former Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat were exhumed and quickly reburied today as scientists removed samples from his body in the hopes of learning whether or not he might have been poisoned.
Nov 26, 2012 3:15PM ET
After handing himself new powers over the weekend — and taking heat for it across the globe — Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi met with the country's top judges to assure them that he hasn't usurped their authority. So who believes him?
Nov 26, 2012 12:55PM ET
As the Syrian economy began to unravel and the military pressed hard against an armed rebellion, a Syrian government plane ferried what flight records describe as more than 200 tons of "bank notes" from Moscow.
Nov 26, 2012 9:59AM ET
The warden at his detention center denied the Times request to interview Nakoula Basseley Nakoula in person, so he delivered written responses through his lawyer instead. But the story does provide plenty of new background about how he duped actors and financial backers into helping to make his movie.
Nov 26, 2012 9:23AM ET
Warren Buffett on taxing the ultra-rich, William D. Cohan on Jon Corzine, Dennis Ross on the Middle East, John Vidal on climate change, and E.J. Dionne on the Catholic Church.
Nov 26, 2012 8:59AM ET
Thousands took to the streets today to protest factory conditions in Bangladesh, as a second clothing-factory fire broke out just two days after a horrific blaze killed over 100 garment workers.
Nov 26, 2012 6:16AM ET
Former Prime Minister Ehud Barak is quitting his current job as Defense Minister of Israel and says he will give up politics altogether following January's elections.
Nov 25, 2012 11:50PM ET
At a certain point, it seemed like much of the world grew numb to the violence in Syria. But it's hard not to be disturbed by a new video showing a street littered with children's bloody bodies.
Nov 25, 2012 9:26PM ET
As protests continued to rage in Tahrir Square and pretty much every political party in the country united in opposition to his newfound power, Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi is surprised.
Nov 25, 2012 11:20AM ET
The secret list the White House uses to determine who to target with a drone strike, known as the 'kill list' -- or 'disposition matrix,' whatever -- is still highly classified, but we know there isn't a hard-and-fast set of rules they follow. Well, it seems like there will be soon.
Nov 24, 2012 4:35PM ET
A Chinese company thinks they've simplified the construction process so much that they can build the world's tallest skyscraper in 90 days.
Nov 24, 2012 1:42PM ET
New details stemming the agreement to play nice between Israel and Hamas will be negotiated over the next few weeks, and so the biggest winners are Gaza's fisherman. They can now fish twice as far off shore.
Nov 24, 2012 11:20AM ET
Michael O'Kane, the editor of the Irish Daily Star, has learned the hard way that no one will find it amusing if you publish topless pictures of the Duchess of Cambridge Kate Middleton, and it will result in you losing your job.
Nov 24, 2012 10:21AM ET
The outrage over the Egyptian President's latest power grab, the one that led to protests and chants calling him "pharaoh," isn't going away. This seems to be the start of something big.
Nov 23, 2012 12:55PM ET
A recently discovered code from World War II found on a pigeon that was dead in some guy's chimney has Britain's top code-breakers completely stumped.
Nov 23, 2012 12:07PM ET
Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi, who when elected had to reclaim some executive power from the previous military regime, is in hot water after he gave himself a Thanksgiving present that put him above the courts and led to some Egyptians calling him "Pharaoh."