The slow-moving sodomy trial for Anwar Ibrahim underscores his bitter rivalry with Prime Minister Najib Razak, who has grown increasingly popular in Muslim-majority Malaysia since his election in April 2009.
An employee poses inside Antony Gormley's sculpture, 'Breathing Room III,' which is made from 15 interconnecting photo-luminescent frames, at the White Cube Gallery in London on Thursday.
End of monsoon season is bringing more aggressive activity by suspected Somali pirates in the Indian Ocean. But the US and other navies are hitting back, capturing pirates and sinking their boats.
In his widely anticipated new economic strategy Tuesday, Malaysia Prime Minister Najib Razak criticized longstanding affirmative action policies – which benefit his political base of ethnic Malays – but gave few specifics on how he would undo them.
People place LED lights to form a 'No CO2' slogan in support of global efforts to reduce greenhouse gases during the Earth Hour Saturday, in Taipei, Taiwan. More than 20 high-rise buildings in Taiwan's capital dimmed their lights for an hour in a gesture against global warming.
Muslim women are addressing issues in conflict zones. Pay attention.
British Royal Marines and sailors from the Royal Navy Type 23 frigate HMS Montrose intercept a pirate gang in the Somali basin on Oct. 14, 2010. Cyber attacks, terrorism, inter-state conflict and natural hazards are the top threats to British security, officials said, a day before a major military review due to include deep spending cuts.
Malaysia's opposition coalition is struggling to stay united as their popular leader Anwar Ibrahim focuses on his sodomy trial. Already four lawmakers have defected.
Opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim will stand trial Wednesday on a sodomy charge, which he says is politically motivated. Anwar was jailed for a sodomy conviction that was overturned in 2004.
This painting, attributed to elusive British graffiti artist Banksy, appeared in Camden Town, London in December 2009, during the Copenhagen climate conference.