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. 158, No. 17, October 24

Argentina's Teflon Lady
Byline: Mac Margolis Stylish, combative Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner is set to sweep the polls for four more years as president. This time last year, Argentine President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner hit a wall. Her husband, former president...
From Tess to Trishna
Byline: William Underhill British director Michael Winterbottom takes Hardy's classic novel into modern-day India. Consider the differences between the two places. Much of Rajasthan is hot and brown, a patch of northern India known for its mountains...
Green Giants
Byline: Ian Yarett; With Nina Strochlic As government efforts slow, our annual rankings show which companies are still carrying the eco-mantle. When Newsweek ran its first Green Rankings two years ago, climate change was high on the agenda. The...
Intolerant Arab Spring
Byline: Habib C. Malik; Habib C. Malik is an associate professor at the Byblos campus of Lebanese American University. Will the Copts, and other religious minorities, be safe in the new Middle East? The evidence so far is disconcerting. The recent...
Iran's Shadowy Assassins
Byline: Babak Dehghanpisheh The dangerous Revolutionary Guard unit behind Iran's alleged plot to snuff the Saudi Arabian ambassador to the United States. Mansour Arbabsiar dabbled in a lot of different jobs while living in Texas. He worked as...
Online Cravings
South Korea is the most-wired country in the world--and online games are the new drug of choice for its youth. In late July, a 21-year-old online-gaming addict was found dead in his home in Inchon, South Korea. He'd played intensely since graduating...
Pirates in Paradise
Byline: Margot Kiser Somalia's deadly chaos is spreading across the border into Kenya, where dry land is no longer a refuge from the hostage takers who infest the failed state to the north. David and Judith Tebbutt planned to wrap up their Kenya...
The City: Seattle
Byline: Charles Johnson; Dr. Charles Johnson is the author of Middle Passage, winner of the 1990 National Book Award. Charles Johnson ruminates on his drizzly, laid-back Northwest home. Seattle has many profiles, but for the last 35 years, the...
The List
No. 1 <[lb]>Munich Re <[lb]>Germany Munich Re calls climate change "one of the greatest risks facing mankind" and has actively supported and advanced climate protection and adaptation to global warming. No. 2 IBM United States...