TIME.com chronicles the controversial elections that arguably presented Robert Mugabe with the toughest political challenge of his 28 years in power
The new book, Peace: The Biography of Symbol takes a look at the life of the cultural icon
Each year since 1829, the rowing clubs of the Universities of Oxford and Cambridge have skulled on London's River Thames in a race between two crews of eight. The rivalry is intense, the battle fierce. We take a look at this year's race.
For centuries, Eastern Europeans have sat in natural salt caves to help relieve respiratory, circulatory and skin ailmentsand stress. Recently, entrepreneurs have brought man-made caves here. Photographer Saverio Truglia visited Galos Caves in Chicago
Flows and glaciers are disappearing at an increasing rate
Behind the scenes at the RSC's unprecedented presentation of all eight of Shakespeare's historical plays at the Roundhouse Theater in London
Photographs by Cate Gillion / Getty
1936 - 2008
A deep humanity guided the legendary Magnum photographer over decades documenting the toll of war
The French President and First Lady, Carla Bruni-Sarkozy, visit the UK
The cool valleys of Darjeeling produce some of the best teas in the world.
Photographs by Zackary Canepari for TIME
In the extraordinary new book Blue Planet Run, hundreds of photographers from all over the world track mankind's vital race to provide safe drinking water to the one billion people who lack it
TIME photographer James Nachtwey visit the Tibetan leader at his private residence in exile in Dharamsala, India
As the modern world and information age crashes down the mountains, the once isolated land struggles to maintain its ancient Buddhist traditions.
Photographs by Kadir van Lohuizen / Noor for TIME
The Makers of Ahava Skin Care have the exclusive right to harvest the mud and sea salts from the Dead Sea. Photographs by Ilan Mizrahi / WPN for TIME
In his new book, Vanishing Giants, Photographer Palani Mohan journeys across Asia, searching for the soul of the
After six years of construction, Terminal 5 will open to the public on 27 March.
TIME went backstage with Anthony Minghella on the set of his last ever movie, The No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency. Photographs by Per-Anders Pettersson / Getty For TIME
TIME Photographer Franco Pagetti has
covered the war since it began
Protests against Chinese rule in Tibet that erupted in Lhasa on March 14 spread to China and farflung cities over the weekend
Former Austinite photographer Chad Springer heads home for the institutional Texas music festival
A northern Kosovar town sits on the dividing line of Serbian - Albanian tension
Photographs by Philippe Brault and Frederic Sautereau / Oeil Public and Thomas Dworzak / Magnum for TIME
A megacity tries to unravel the world's worst traffic jams. Photographs by Philip Blenkinsop / NOOR for TIME
Post-election clashes between tribes re-awakened ancient ethnic rivalries. They are settling scores the old-fashioned way, with centuries-old weapons that can have deadly results.
In her book 'Phil and Me,' photographer Amanda Tetrault documents her father's battle with mental illness
NASA guided its Cassini spacecraft within 30 miles of one of the ringed planet's moons
Madonna the list of this years inductees
The Eighteenth Annual Crufts Dog Show is largest canine show in the world
Violence splinters western Sudan, leaving rebels and refugees displaced and disconnected. Photographs by
Yuri Kozyrev for TIME
Though he may have lost the Republican nomination, Governor Mike ran one of the most colorful campaigns in recent memory.
The legendary Green Bay Packers quarterback announces the end of an extraordinary 17-year NFL career
TIME Photographer Yuri Kozyrev documents the U.S. military's struggle to retain control of Mosul, a city of 1.8 million that is said to be the last urban stronghold of the insurgency
The Paris fall, 2008 collections confirmed that a more subdued, razor-sharp, chic vibe is coming back into fashion, displacing last season's softer more romantic mood. Kate Betts picks the top 20 looks of the week
Most of us can only dream of escaping to our own secluded isle but island trader, Farhad Vladi, can actually make it happen. Owning or hiring a paradise retreat has never been so easy. Photographs by www.vladi-private-islands.de
The British Defense Ministry acknowledges that the Prince has been serving in Helmand Province
Conservative journalist and commentator
1925 - 2008
In a book of beautiful portraits, photographer Elena Dorfman explores the world of costume play, where young people dress up and partly live as characters from video games, animated films, and Japanese graphic novels.
On assignment for TIME, the musician and humanitarian escorts the President on a farewell tour of the troubled continent
The New York Philharmonic Orchestra played a historic concert in North Korea. A look at some of the highlights of the momentous trip to Kim Jong Il's hermit kingdom
In a week that didn't hold many surprises and with lots of talk of a sky-rocketing Euro and an impending recession the best fall, 2008 collections focused on Italy's strengths: tailoring, craftsmanship, and unusual fabrics. By Kate Betts
Serbia's anger over Kosovo's declaration of independence leads to massive demonstrations and an attack on the U.S. embassy
Celebrity photographer Sam Jones spends a day with the Oscar-nominated star at home
The iron ore extraction facility operated by Brazilian firm Companhia Vale Rio Doce is one of the most efficient and spectacular mining complexes in the world. Photographs by Cia de Foto for TIME
Museums and source nations fight to possess the priceless artifacts of the past
A state of emergency continues in East Timor after two shootouts that left President Jose Ramos-Horta gravely wounded and rebel leader Alfredo Reinado dead. A look at Reinado's brief reign
London hosts a night of music and glamour at Britain's biggest music awards
Cate Blanchett is the 11th performer to be nominated in both leading and supporting role categories in the same year. Here are the other ten.
At 20-years-old, Ellen Page is far from the youngest to ever have a chance at an Academy Award
A look back at the dictator's years in power
In Let It Bleed, a lavishly illustrated new book, photographer Ethan Russell tells the epic tale of how the World's Greatest Rock and Roll Band conquered America, invented the modern tour, and met with tragedy at Altamont.
Designers are hooked on bold colors and graphic prints for spring. Model-of-the-moment Agyness Deyn shows them off
Photographs for TIME by David Slijper
Styled by Christopher Niquet
On February 18, after months of political turmoil, countless bomb attacks and a high profile assassination, Pakistanis go to the polls