Newsweek International

Newsweek International is a consumer magazine covering general interest issues with editorial content. Newsweek Inc. publishes this periodical weekly. Fareed Zakaria is the Editor.

Articles from Vol. 159, No. 15, April 9

Big Brother Beijing
Byline: Duncan Hewitt China's authorities crack down on reality television. For a media specialist, Guo Ke doesn't watch much TV these days. The dean of the journalism school at Shanghai International Studies University is too worried about the...
Caravaning to Byzantium
Byline: Blake Gopnik A new Met show takes on the fertile intersection of Islam and Roman Christianity. In the year A.D. 630, things were looking pretty good for the Roman Empire, considering that its "fall" was supposed to have happened 150 years...
In the Land of the Setting Sun
Byline: Laila Lalami A death in the family opens a window on the frustrations that afflict the people of Morocco. One afternoon in February, a few hours after I arrived in Casablanca from Los Angeles, I learned that my uncle A., a generous man...
Leung Chun-Ying
Byline: Melinda Liu Hong Kong's new headman. Is he or isn't he? Leung Chun-ying--the new chief executive-elect of Hong Kong--wooed crowds on the campaign trail with his charisma, his champion-of-the-poor narrative, and his promises of "accountability."...
Love among the Ruins
Byline: Charlotte Eagar Twenty years ago, a besieged city was the backdrop for both fear and romance. War reporters say that you fall in love with your first war, and certainly that was true for me. I arrived in Bosnia in 1992, during the early...
The City: Kathmandu
Manjushree Thapa on Nepal's hectic, aspirational--and cool--capital. The KATMANDU of the past lives on in present-day Katmandu. When the mountains glitter against a clear blue sky, when yellow jasmine blooms in a neighbor's garden, or when a devotee...