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. 160, No. 03, July 16

Edvard Munch's Oslo
Byline: Maya Jaggi The love-hate relationship of a painter and his city. On the forested slopes above the Norwegian capital is a railed path whose sunset view inspired Edvard Munch's famous vision. The "sky became blood," he later wrote, and...
Raja Pervaiz Ashraf
Byline: Jahanzeb Aslam A newly elected loyalist faces widespread scorn. Poor Raja Pervaiz Ashraf. Anywhere else, the prime minister would have been praised for resolving months of deadlock with an ally as important as the United States. But last...
Secrets of the Vatican
Byline: Peter Popham and Barbie Latza Nadeau A series of leaks have exposed chaos at the heart of the Pope's empire. Pope Benedict XVI wakes every morning between 6:30 and 6:45 a.m. in the papal apartment on the third floor of the Vatican's Apostolic...
Sky Cities
Byline: Christopher Dickey Imagining the airport of the future as destination. "Every airport we design today is the airport of the future--for a while," says Curtis Fentress, the world-traveling 64-year-old architect. And he knows firsthand...
Soccer's Spanish Fury
Byline: Jimmy Burns The Euro Cup winner's passionate style has deep roots. During Franco's dictatorship, between 1939 and 1975, soccer was a pastime that was actively encouraged by the state--that is, as long as it was not exploited by the enemy....
The City: Trieste
Byline: Akhil Sharma Akhil Sharma on an Italian city that feels too good to be true. For almost a century now, people have been saying that you are dying, Trieste. They say: Yes, you made sense when you were the main seaport for the Austro-Hungarian...
The End of the Chinese Miracle
Byline: Minxin Pei China has prospered from double-digit growth--but the bubble is about to burst. One intriguing phenomenon in recent history is our perverse habit of slapping the label "miracle" or "model" on fast-growing economies right before...
The Plagues of Egypt
Byline: Sarah A. Topol Few people think Morsi can deliver the miracles he promised. But if he can't, they're all in serious trouble. The streets of downtown Cairo are sweltering as usual this summer afternoon, but Tamer Hassan resists the urge...
Toxic Panic
Byline: Matthieu Aikins The Taliban are accused of poisoning more than 1,000 Afghan schoolgirls. But did they? Examining the evidence. May 23 started out much like any other day at the government-run Bibi Hajira girls' school. In contrast with...
World Wonders at A Click
Byline: Mike Elkin Google's Street View goes in-depth with cultural monuments. Spin the globe at the bottom of the screen and take a journey on the Rhaetian Railway through the Swiss Alps. Or perhaps you'd prefer to explore the mosaics of Pompeii...