The Diplomacy of Dog Walking in Russia
Meet the woman in Moscow caring for the U.S. canines of state.
Passport Is On Holiday (But We’ll Still Compare Cat Photos to Putin)
We're revamping The Cable with a more global spin.
These 1-Star Yelp Reviews of Embassies Make Us Question the Future of Diplomacy
When travelers don't get their visas on time, they get angry. And then they write Yelp reviews.
President of Philippines: God Told Me to Stop Calling People Sons of Whores
The president of the Philippines says God told him not to use swear words again.
How a Meeting with the Dalai Lama Lost This Holocaust Survivor a Czech State Award
His nephew, a government minister, says the award was rescinded after a meeting with the Dalai Lama.
Gambia: The ICC Should Be Called the International Caucasian Court
Gambia is the latest country to leave the ICC>
Thai Mourners Are Leaving Hundreds of Thousands of Pounds of Trash Outside the Royal Palace
Thai mourners are gathering to say goodbye to their king. But they're also leaving behind piles of trash.
Poll: Support for Congo’s Embattled President Kabila Slides to 7.8 Percent
As an overwhelming majority opposes amending the constitution so he can seek a third term.
Hacked: Putin Aide’s Emails Detail Alleged Plot to Destabilize Ukraine
Ukrainian hackers have allegedly stolen the emails of Vladislav Surkov.
Fewer Migrants Are Braving the Mediterranean, But More Than Ever Are Dying At Sea
Despite a dramatic decrease in sea crossings, migrants who do try are now much more likely to die.
Human Rights Expert to U.N. Chief: It’s Not Too Late to Say Sorry to Haitians for Cholera
U.N. rights rapporteur Philip Alston says the refusal to accept legal responsibility for cholera epidemic is a "disgrace" for the U.N.