Game On for Gates (Cover | Technology)

Microsoft's founder is betting $3 billion that the new Xbox 360 will fulfill the dream of at-home convergence between advanced software and video games

Cyberwar (Cover | Technology)

Sony and Nintendo are coming out with nifty gadgets, too


In the Line of Fire (Middle East | Q&A)

Israel's Prime Minister talks to TIME about his disengagement plan and the future of his country


Trouble In The Heartland (Europe | Germany)

Why Germany's Social Democrats might well lose a longtime industrial stronghold


The Rise Of The Free Press (Business | Media)

Giveaway papers are booming. Can traditional outlets — and good journalism — survive?


Foxy Little Number (Global Adviser | Check In)

A hotel in Copenhagen offers rooms with a view ... on the inside

Shangri-Bar (Global Adviser | Diversions)

Cocktail culture makes an unlikely debut in a far-flung corner of China

Spirit Of The South (Global Adviser | Local Fare)

Take a leaf out of Kerala's book when it comes to curry

Picture This (Global Adviser | Tech Watch) is a website for sore eyes

Take Me to the River (Global Adviser | Time Traveler)

Looking for a 2,850-km jogging trail? Then try the banks of the Danube



Iron Fist In Andijan (Notebook | Uzbekistan)

Uzbekistan's President blames Islamic militants for the uprising

Hell No, We Want Joe! (Notebook | Russia)

The old dictator Stalin finds new friends in Russia's political élite

British Press Peddles Puzzle (Notebook | Britain)

Forget bingo and giveaway CDs, a Japanese puzzle is the saviour of newspaper circulation

Man U Fans Are Seeing Red (Notebook | Football)

Malcom Glazer's move to takeover Britain's biggest club provokes popular uproar