COVER

The Man Who Sold the Bomb (Cover Story)

How Pakistan's A.Q. Khan outwitted Western intelligence to build a global nuclear-smuggling ring that made the world a more dangerous place

ASIA

Absolute Power

King Gyanendra seizes control of Nepal, suspending democracy and vowing to end a Maoist insurgency

GLOBAL ADVISER

The Reds Are Coming (TIME Global Adviser)

N.Z.'s white wines are popular, but the other sort are the ones to watch

Traveling Light (TIME Global Adviser)

Carrying some excess baggage around the waist? Time to take action

BUSINESS

Ye Olde Shanghai

Shanghai's expensive new suburbs look like international theme parks

ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT

Monuments Of Wit

A quirky exhibition in Tokyo tracks utopian efforts to re-imagine how buildings and cities could look

A Return to Exile

In the final book of his epic memoir series, Ved Mehta reveals more about his family lifeóbut less of himself

BRIEFING

Power Play (Notebook)

China's underdog environmental agency scores a big victory