Naseer Mehdawi, Anthony Shadid's closest Iraqi friend and journalism colleague, recalls their friendship and how together they told the story of Iraq.
A cafe in Cambodia recently introduced electronic menus, side stepping language barriers between tourists and restaurant staff.
Want Bashar al-Assad out of power in Syria? Al Qaeda's on your team.
Hamburg, Germany aims to build one of the acoustically best concert halls in the world, admist one of Europe's worst economic crises in recent history.
Crisis Action acts like a coach or talent scout for humanitarian and other citizen groups – but always behind the scenes.
Indonesia and Egypt are large. They're Muslim. They've thrown off long-standing dictators. These similarities aren't particularly meaningful.
A parliamentary delegation met with locals yesterday in the village of Sharbat, where sectarian strife had led to the expulsion of eight Christian families.
Opposition leader Mohammed Ali Ibrahim disappeared this week, and opposition-run websites wasted little time in disseminating information in multiple languages.
The Jaipur Literary Festival in northern India attracts thousands of book-lovers, and provides greater access to literature for India's 1.2 billion population.
Our veteran Lebanon reporter Nicholas Blanford recalls the courage, humility, and friendliness of his Lebanese-American colleague, who died yesterday while reporting in Syria.