Already a commercial giant China is aiming to be the world's next great power. Will that lead to a confrontation with the U.S.?
Kalfin discusses his country's highs and lows -- from entry into the E.U. to nurses on death row in Libya
Imre Kertész on the Nobel, novels and threats for the 21st Century
German Chancellor Angela Merkel leads the way in a bid to avoid a Continental energy crisis
Stories surface of Catholic bishops' ties with Communist-era secret police but could the revelations actually enhance the clergy's image?
You Transformed the Information Age (Letters)
Person of the Year 2006; A Fresh Look at Iraq; Epidemic Lessons
Lost in the Forest (World Economic Forum | Environment)
Does planting trees fight global warming or is this seemingly simple fix too good to be true?
Made much like a beer, but without alcohol, Bionade is a fizzy, fruity hit in Germany. But can it go global?
A Sense Of Appeal (Check In)
Mauritius' Oberoi hotel embraces the island's rich local heritage
Wall-To-Wall Kennedy (On Show)
Berlin's museum devoted to the Kennedys is the first museum of its kind outside the U.S.
A Walking Advertisement (Going Green)
Billboard posters are given a second life as stylish bags
Naturally Stylish (Design Watch)
Diorama Décor is the latest trend to hit New York City's design shops
Reflections On An Alpine Village (Italy)
Starved of winter sun, villagers finally see the light thanks to a giant mirror