Some Kashmiri artists are recording a new version of the Led Zeppelin song that they hope will inspire a generation of youth raised in a conflict zone.
For six decades, a piece of land about the size of Britain between Pakistan and India has been the source of major tension and fighting between the two. But recently, the nature of the lengthy conflict has changed. In India-controlled Kashmir, young people inspired by protests across the Middle East have intensified their push for independence – and they want the world to take note. Here is a quick primer about the conflict.
The US has long been concerned about Iranian influence in Syria, which serves as the main conduit through which Iran sends weapons to Hezbollah and Hamas. Now, that influence could grow.
'Why Mr. Klaus, you have taken my gloves!' exclaimed an Irish journalist colleague, recounting an experience at a banquet with current Czech President Vaclav Klaus back in the early 1990s.
Why Justin Bieber won't be meeting Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. The pop singer is in Israel for one of his, 'My World' tour stops, but finds himself ensnared in politics and paparazzi.
A bill prohibiting the state from working with companies that don't comply with regulations on conflict minerals has passed the state Senate committee.
As Nigeria's election results trickle in, they hint at some emerging trends, such as regionalization of parties and the growth of progressive politics.
Americans might like to think of themselves as the world's hardest workers, but a new report ranks them ninth in terms of working hours when placed alongside 28 nations, including China, India, and South Africa. The study, released April 12 by the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development, found that Americans work about 15 minutes more per day than the average 8 hours worldwide. Chinese work about eight minutes longer per day than Americans. Belgians work the least, at seven hours a day. Here's a quick glance at the top five longest-working nations, which has some surprising members.
A private company sees the country's dilapidated railways as an opportunity to make a profit and meet Kenyans needs for faster transportation.
Rebel security forces led by Gen. Ali Mohsen Al Ahmar are seizing parts of Yemen's capital, Sanaa, but not without a fight from security forces loyal to President Ali Abdullah Saleh.
Critics say that the garlic field cash stash is further proof that the 50,000 won note could aids those operating on the black market because it is easily hidden from the prying eyes of authorities.
Mexicans work an average of 10 hours a day, the most of 29 industrialized nations studied in a new report released Tuesday by the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD).