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Archived Since:April 19, 2011

Blog Post Archive

The Apparent Massacre of Dozens of Students Exposes the Corruption at the Heart of Mexico

The disappearance and presumed killings of scores of students has led to protests against the Mexican government—and drug cartels

Malala: I Feel ‘More Powerful’ After Nobel Win

Peace Prize laureate said she and co-winner Kailash Satyarthi will use shared award to strengthen relationship between India and Pakistan

Latvia and U.S. Play War Games as Tensions with Russia Grow

NATO members are beefing up their forces in eastern Europe, as Russia dials up its propaganda warfare and military intimidation

Ex-Blackwater Chief Urges Hired Guns to Take on ISIS

If Obama won’t send in troops, he says, time to send in mercenaries

Anti-Immigration Party’s Win in U.K. Rings Alarm Bells in Europe

The first British parliamentary seat for the U.K. Independence Party intensifies—and reflects—the crisis of mainstream politics in Europe

Queen Elizabeth Names Angelina Jolie an Honorary Dame

The honor was bestowed upon Jolie during a private ceremony on Friday

How the World Reacted to Malala and Kailash Satyarthi Winning the Nobel Peace Prize

Jointly awarded the prize "for their struggle against the suppression of children and for the right of all children to education"

Malala Will Use Nobel Prize to Further Her Cause

During a TIME photo shoot it became immediately clear to TIME's Matt McAllester that Malala Yousafzai is no ordinary teenage girl

Pope Francis Wouldn’t Have Wanted the Nobel Peace Prize

Accepting the honor would've been out of character for the Holy Father

In Photos: 2014 Nobel Peace Prize Winner Malala Yousafzai

Two years and one day after she was shot in the head by the Taliban, the 17-year old education activist becomes the youngest person ever to win the Nobel Peace Prize. (She shares the honor with Kailash Satyarthi, who has long been campaigning against child exploitation in neighboring India)

Hong Kong’s Leader Faces Twin Investigations Over Financial Scandal

Democratic lawmakers are also trying to impeach him—and all at a time when thousands of demonstrators are in the streets agitating for more democracy and his ouster

Rival Koreas Trade Fire Over Propaganda Balloons

(SEOUL, South Korea) — North and South Korea traded fire Friday after the North shot at a South Korean propaganda balloon, an official and a news report said. A defense official in Seoul said North Korea fired at South Korea and some of the shells fell on the South’s territory. The official, who spoke on…

Malala Yousafzai and Kailash Satyarthi win Nobel Peace Prize

The prize was awarded to them for their efforts in the education of women and against the exploitation of children respectively

The Investigation Into Thailand’s Backpacker Slayings Is Officially a Farce

Allegations of torture, procedural irregularities and wild speculation in the press: Thai authorities are botching a high-profile murder probe

WATCH: A Tourist’s Guide to the Hong Kong Protests

Travelers, families and office workers rub shoulders with students and democracy activists in Hong Kong's city center protest site

Jackie Chan ‘Worried’ Pro-Democracy Protests Harm Hong Kong’s Finances

The Hong Kong superstar was widely expected to come down on the side of Beijing and the Hong Kong government, who say that protesters are wounding the financial hub's economic future

Pictures of the Week: Oct. 3 – Oct. 10

From the first Ebola death in the US and rising tension on the Turkish Syrian border, to the blood moon and Putin’s surprising selfie, TIME presents the best pictures of the week.

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