Hotspots To Watch in 2014

Stories that will dominate headlines around the world this year

The Clock Ticks on Iran Talks

The six-month window for Western and Iranian negotiators to reach a more lasting agreement over Iran's nuclear program will go by fast. Already, the telemetry from Tehran and Washington suggests a more durable deal is a long shot.

Indians Go to the Polls

The world's largest democracy will elect a new national government by May at the latest. After nearly a decade in power, the ruling Congress party will struggle to defeat the rival Hindu nationalist BJP, led by the controversial Narendra Modi.

In Africa, a Forgotten War

The conflict in the Central African Republic,...

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