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News Analysis: A Diplomatic Triumph in Cuba Comes With a Challenge in North Korea

published about 3 hours ago
News Analysis: A Diplomatic Triumph in Cuba Comes With a Challenge in North Korea
Cuba and North Korea are posing opposite challenges for the Obama administration — with Havana experimenting with integration, and Pyongyang brandishing a new weapon.

Malacca Journal: Celebrating the Legacy of a Chinese Explorer

published about 4 hours ago
Malacca Journal: Celebrating the Legacy of a Chinese Explorer
A Malaysian town is commemorating the contributions of Zheng He, a Chinese seafarer who spread his country’s culture and architecture here in the 15th century.

U.S. Weighs Response to Sony Cyberattack, With North Korea Confrontation Possible

published about 9 hours ago
U.S. Weighs Response to Sony Cyberattack, With North Korea Confrontation Possible
American officials say North Korea was involved in the hacking even as Sony canceled a comedy that features the fictional killing of North Korea’s leader.

Pakistan Grants Bail to Key Suspect in 2008 Mumbai Attacks

published about 13 hours ago
Just days after the Peshawar massacre, questions why Zaki-ur-Rehman Lakhvi, a senior commander of Lashkar-e-Taiba, the group responsible for the Mumbai attacks, is granted bail.

No Backlash After Sydney Siege, but Muslims Are Fearful

published about 16 hours ago
After the hostage standoff, Australian Muslims worry that the country is one attack away from reversing their growing but tenuous acceptance in the wider population.