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  • Photos of the Day Photos of the Day 05/03

    Sri Lanka's Buddhist monks from the Jathika Hela Urumaya (JHU) party hold up oil lamps during a peaceful protest against a UN-appointed panel report in Colombo. The Sri Lankan hardliner nationalist, all Buddhist monk party JHU held a protest against the UN report, which alleged thousands of civilians were killed during the last phase of the war, as they and other protesters marched to Independence Square.

  • Photos of the Day Photos of the Day 05/02

    Women wait to vote at the polling center during the first day of voting in Kadogli in South Kordofan state. Elections for the governor and the legislative council in South Kordofan state started on Monday.

  • Abbottabad, Pakistan: 5 things to know about where bin Laden died

    Abbottabad, Pakistan: 5 things to know about where bin Laden died

    Abbottabad, Pakistan, was a midsized city unknown to most outside the country until late Sunday night, when President Obama announced that the US had found and killed 9/11 mastermind Osama bin Laden there. Here are five facts to put Abbottabad, Pakistan, in context.

  • Photos of the Day Photos of the Day 04/26

    A newly hatched baby Olive Ridley turtle wades past a human footprint to enter the sea at the Rushikulya River mouth beach in Ganjam district, India, Tuesday. Millions of baby Olive Ridley turtles are hatching and entering the Bay of Bengal on the coast of Orissa over the past few days.

  • Young Kashmiri activists yearn for an ‘Arab Spring’ - and more Western attention

    Young Kashmiri activists yearn for an ‘Arab Spring’ - and more Western attention

    US support for Arab uprisings is reinvigorating a drive among Kashmiri youth for independence. But they want to accomplish it peacefully.

  • Global News Blog Kashmir's tools for peace in conflict: Led Zeppelin and rap

    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.

  • Kashmir 101: Decoding Kashmir's conflict

    Kashmir 101: Decoding Kashmir's conflict

    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.

  • Photos of the Day Photos of the day 04/04

    Elephant calf George walks in line as his mother Karishma holds his tail during an event staged for the media at Whipsnade Zoo in Dunstable, England. George joined the herd on their daily walkabout to mark his first birthday, following training by his keepers to ensure that he can walk trunk to tail without wandering off or getting distracted by the busy zoo.

  • India defeats Pakistan in World Cup cricket match, in front of leaders and celebrities

    India defeats Pakistan in World Cup cricket match, in front of leaders and celebrities

    India bested Pakistan in a World Cup cricket semifinal Wednesday. The Indians will meet Sri Lanka in the final this weekend.

  • India-Pakistan World Cup semifinals match goes way beyond cricket

    Global News Blog India-Pakistan World Cup semifinals match goes way beyond cricket

    Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and his Pakistani counterpart Yusuf Raza Gilani are watching the match together in what is being referred to as an example of 'cricket diplomacy.'