Bangladesh landslides have killed 47 people, with officials saying there could possibly be more deaths reported.
The US wants to tighten sanctions on North Korea. Can it tighten economic sanctions on a country without much of an economy?
The California Assembly on Wednesday approved a bill that would ban stores from providing plastic bags, and require them to charge for paper ones. Similar bans are in place in China and Bangladesh.
A Chinese boy chases bubbles while playing with other children at Beijing's Zoo on International Children's Day on Tuesday.
A man pushes his scooter through a flooded street in the southern Indian city of Chennai (formerly Madras) on Wednesday.
Instead of learning on by rote, children engage and teach each other as part of a community of learners through the internet.
Today's topics: British election, Philippines, Dakotas, Post Office, Pakistan
Britain searches for a new direction after 13 years of Labour rule, the first hung Parliament in 36 years, and one of the worst economies since World War II.
There are bright spots regarding press freedom, but there's been an overall decline for eight straight years, according to a new report. Other political and social freedoms may be waning, too.
Pakistan renamed the North West Frontier Province to Khyber Pakhtunkhwa in a nod to Pashtuns, but the minority Hazars launched deadly protests. The Taliban has sought to supplant ethnic identity with pan-Islamist philosophy.