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Landslides hit Vietnam, former Gaddafi officials go on trial in Libya, a panda turns 37 in Hong Kong and more.

  • Jul 28, 2015

A social experiment ends with violence.

By Adam Taylor

  • Jul 27, 2015

In Latvia, tolerance of gays and lesbians has increased markedly in the 11 years since it joined the E.U.

By Michael Birnbaum

  • Jul 25, 2015

The West needs to adopt creative strategies to support a generation of talented but silenced voices.

By Anne Applebaum

  • Jul 24, 2015

The United States will expand its training program for the Ukrainian armed forces, the Pentagon announced Friday.

By Thomas Gibbons-Neff

  • Jul 24, 2015

Protesters just shook up the old power structure. How far will it go?

By E.J. Graff

  • Jul 24, 2015

China is playing both sides in the Ukraine crisis.

By E.J. Graff

  • Jul 24, 2015

The secretary of state must take on the war party on Ukraine.

By Katrina vanden Heuvel

  • Jul 21, 2015

Crowds gather to commemorate the 298 people killed when the plane was shot down.

  • Jul 17, 2015

State subsidies for particular industries are often a way to reward crony capitalists.

By E.J. Graff

  • Jul 16, 2015

Alexander Lukashenko, the “last dictator” in eastern Europe, is all but guaranteed a fifth term. Still, in Belarus, elections mobilize the opposition.

By Tatsiana Kulakevich

  • Jul 15, 2015

Observers are tossing around the idea of making the Ukraine a “buffer state.” Social science suggests that would be dangerous.

By Brandon Valeriano

  • Jul 13, 2015

  • Jul 12, 2015

Serious threats against Kiev are being ignored.

By Jackson Diehl

  • Jul 5, 2015

Haymarket man writes book about the secret rescue mission that his father undertook during World War II.

By Victoria St. Martin

  • Jul 5, 2015

Democracies can be better foreign policy partners, but not just because they hold elections. What makes them special?

By Matthew Baum, Philip B.K. Potter

  • Jul 5, 2015

  • Jul 3, 2015

The six Russian officials are on an E.U. sanctions blacklist for their roles in the crisis in Ukraine.

By Carol Morello

  • Jul 2, 2015

  • Jun 30, 2015

The video shows tanks, vehicles and tents, and was recorded from the sky.

By Dan Lamothe

  • Jun 30, 2015
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