Is A Human Pandemic Next? (Avian Flu | Gauging the Threat)

Bird flu is erupting across Asia, devastating the region's poultry population. And this could be just the beginning

Market Jitters (Avian Flu | Gauging the Threat)

SARS was an economic disaster. Could bird flu be as bad?

Just The Facts (Avian Flu | Gauging the Threat)

Frequently Asked Questions about avian influenza


Dead Men Tell No Tales (Letter from China)

A disgraced city official plunges to his death. Did he jump, or was he pushed?


Old Tactic, New Peril (Notebook | Afghanistan)

In Afghanistan and Iraq, enemies of the U.S. War on Terror step up their recruitment of suicide bombers

A Long Road Home (Notebook | Korea)

In North Korea, prisoners of a fifty-year-old war still languish

Verbatim (Notebook)

Quotes of the Week

Letters (Notebook)

Who is the real Howard Dean?


Grab Your Party Frock (TIME Global Adviser | Curtain Raiser)

How far will you go for a party? Check out Alice Is Wonderland deep in the Australian outback

Triumphal Arch (TIME Global Adviser: Diversions)

Shanghai's hottest new bar is a focal point for the city's most discerning style aficionados

Love Is in the Air (TIME Global Adviser | Cost of Living it Up)

Want to make a romantic statement? Take to the skies

Oxford: Pitt Stop (TIME Global Adviser | Next Time You're In...)

Journey to the farthest reaches of the Victorian world at the gloriously eccentric Pitt Rivers Museum