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. 154, No. 19, November 9

Bill and Melinda Gates: 'The Tools to Save Lives'
Byline: Jerry Guo Despite losing $18 billion of his net worth in the financial collapse, Bill Gates remains a self-described "impatient optimist"--about global health, that is. He stepped down as Microsoft CEO in June 2008 to devote more time to...
Found in Translation
Byline: Christopher Werth When the third and final season of Gavin & Stacey begins this fall, fans of the BBC sitcom will finally discover whether young lovers from opposite sides of the tracks--Matthew Horne plays a well-to-do suburbanite from...
Frozen in Nine
Byline: Sana Butler Winter-sports enthusiasts live for the cold. Nothing energizes a skier or snowmobiler like a foot of fresh powder, and skaters and ice-fishing fanatics relish day after day of subfreezing temperatures. Everyone else just needs...
iPod University
Byline: Ginanne Brownell YouTube has built a global reputation as the place to go for video clips of singing cats, laughing babies, reckless drivers, and raucous wedding processionals. But there's more to the site than pointless entertainment; there...
Lessons from Mumbai
Preventing another terrorist attack. for four days last November, 10 heavily armed young men affiliated with the Pakistan-based terrorist organization Lashkar-e-Taiba, wreaked havoc across Mumbai, leaving some 160 people dead, scores wounded, and...
Luxe in A Time of Restraint
Byline: Sameer Reddy A year ago, travelers were still flying high, booking deluxe ocean-view suites without a second thought. Today luxury is a six-letter word that most tourists are resigned to living without, instead seeking special deals and...
Not for the Lily-Livered
Byline: Jonathan Tepperman As a child, like millions of other kids from peasant stock, I used to happily eat tongue. Then came the ill-fated day somebody told me where it came from. And that was the end of tongue and the start of the Great Age of...
Pakistan's Frankenstein
Byline: Andrew Bast Armed violence is flaring on several fronts in Pakistan. The government is fighting the Taliban in the west. Militant groups in Punjab are collaborating on attacks in the east. Bystanders are caught in the middle. And in Washington,...
South Africa Hits a Wall
Byline: Ruchir Sharma; Sharma is Head of Emerging Markets at Morgan Stanley Investment Management. Why middle-class growth is ending. It's a narrative that many emerging-market observers have become rather familiar with: a left-leaning leader...
The Elephant Massage
Byline: Sophie Grove It's not uncommon for Elizabeth Maleko's clients to open their eyes mid-way through a Swedish massage and see a leap of leopards. The 26-year-old therapist is used to working in the wild. At Sanctuary Olonana, a luxury tented...
Toward a Younger Olympics
As the Olympic torch relay leading to February's Winter Games in Vancouver, British Columbia, gets underway, the International Olympic Committee has embarked on an aggressive campaign aimed at attracting a younger audience, which over the years has...
Wintertime Rambles
Byline: Megan Shank The urge to hibernate during the winter months is hard to shake. This year, battered by the recession and besieged by H1N1, even the heartiest travelers may be tempted to get under the covers with a Kindle and a cup of chai,...