A man pushes his scooter through a flooded street in the southern Indian city of Chennai (formerly Madras) on Wednesday.
First Lady Michelle Obama flexes her muscles with the children at the River Terrace School in Washington, D.C., during a 'Let's Move' event to promote physical fitness on Wednesday.
Al Azhar’s edicts were once heeded from Morocco to Indonesia, but the Cairo institution has lost clout as TV imams are reaching larger audiences and Egypt’s President Mubarak has taken greater control. That's a problem for the regime as it braces for its biggest political transition in nearly 30 years.
#10 UNITED KINGDOM: In London (pictured) and other cities around the United Kingdom, online workers are busy doing everything from software development and Web design to data entry and consulting.
Written speech delivered by President Barack Obama when accepting the Nobel Peace Prize in Oslo on Thursday.
Despite crackdowns, terrorist groups are showing a persistence and resilience that worries authorities.
At least 5,000 women and girls were sent abroad to marry last year, according to a government report. Britain is toughening its stand against the practice with 'rescue’ teams, hotlines, and a new campaign to protect women.
The environmental arm of a Nobel Prize-winning community development bank brings solar power, biogas, better stoves, and economic opportunity to rural residents.