Video: A Buddhist priest reclaims the swastika in New York City

T. K. Nakagaki, a priest from Japan, has written a book on the original meaning of the swastika.

/ February 23, 2018

Interview: Looking at the world through a wide-angle lens

A conversation with Simone Somekh, author of "Grandangolo" (Wide-Angle), on the genesis of his debut novel.

/ February 21, 2018

Interview: An Italian novelist finds her home in Tokyo

Laura Imai Messina, an Italian author based in Tokyo, discusses her new novel, “I Dare Not Say The Joy.”

/ February 15, 2018

The 27-year-old dispute over the name “Macedonia” may soon be over

After decades of diplomatic crisis, Greece and the FYROM hope to settle over the use of the name Macedonia.

/ February 14, 2018

Review: “The Final Year” is a polished view of Obama’s foreign policy

Greg Barker’s new documentary is a guarded retrospective of President Obama’s foreign policy team that leaves much to be desired.

/ February 9, 2018

At last, a government for Germany

Last week, a panel at NYU discussed Germany’s seemingly never-ending coalition talks in Germany.

/ February 8, 2018

The dark side of the World Cup

How politics, corruption and human rights abuses are tainting the world’s favorite sports tournament.

/ February 6, 2018

Cyprus votes to re-elect its president in hopes of finding solution to peace process

Nicos Anastasiades, of the conservative Democratic Rally Party, was re-elected on Sunday.

/ February 5, 2018

Victims of forgotten genocide demand justice from Germany

Descendants of Namibia’s Herero tribe are asking for compensations through a US court.

/ January 29, 2018

The three words forbidden in Poland

On Friday, the lower house of the Polish parliament approved a bill which forbids people to link Auschwitz with Poland.

/ January 26, 2018