In Search Of The Real Google (Cover Story)

An inside look at how success has changed Larry and Sergey's dream machine. Can they still be the good guys while running a company worth $100 billion?


An Island on the Edge

Last-minute negotiations are the only thing that can save Sri Lanka from falling back into a bloody civil war

Taking Heat

Though Úlites in Bangkok are angry with Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra, support in the countryside means he's unlikely to lose power anytime soon


A Pregnant Pause (Notebook)

A princess' surprise news spurs a ceasefire in the battle over Japan's Imperial succession

Verbatim (Notebook)

Quotes of the Week

Letters (Notebook)

How to Sharpen Your Mind


The Delights of Delhi

A new guide to the city's great buildings reveals a magnificent array of riches amid the squalor


Check In: Suite Dream (TIME Global Adviser)

The InterContinental Hong Kong's Presidential Suite gets a $2.5 million renovation

Surfers' Surfeit (TIME Global Adviser)

An array of culinary treats in the Hawaiian resort of Kailua-Kona

Thread of Hope (TIME Global Adviser)

Indian weavers say they have a wearable cure for skin ailments