Regions / Asia & Pacific
Not only has Japan been unable to face its past, it’s weighed down by a staggering national debt.
Can the BRICS wrest control of the global economy from the United States and Europe, or will their internal contradictions tear them apart?
For the Korean diaspora, international sporting events are a small but symbolically potent exercise in Korean reunification.
The recent round of sanctions aimed at Moscow could backfire on Washington by accelerating a move away from the dollar as the world’s reserve currency.
The ongoing crisis in Gaza has pushed the Malaysia-Israel relationship to the point of no return.
In the United States, whose bombing of Cambodia paved the way for the Khmer Rouge, many refugees now face the prospect of deportation under a draconian U.S. immigration regime.
Buddhist monks in Myanmar rival Islamist extremists in their intolerance.
Sticks and carrots won't get North Korea to give up its nukes. But a peace treaty and security guarantees might.
A showdown looms over Hong Kong’s democratic demands and Beijing’s apparent determination to thwart them.
Is the conflict in South Sudan the opening salvo in the battle for a continent?