Even as Japan has decided to forgo nuclear expansion following the Fukushima crisis, India's government is insisting it will proceed with the world's largest nuclear facility despite mounting public opposition.
India has long said that arch-rival Pakistan has been unwilling to quash terrorism. For many, Osama bin Laden's killing bolsters that view.
What did Pakistan know about bin Laden's whereabouts? Lawmakers in Congress demand an answer, and threaten aid restrictions. But for better or for worse, America must support Pakistan.
People throw vermillion powder on one another to celebrate the Nepali New Year, also known as 'Sindoor Jatra' at Thimi, near Kathmandu.
Angelina Walley, wife of German anatomist Gunther von Hagens looks at a plastinate shark during an exhibition preview at the Cologne zoo. 'Koerperwelten der Tiere' (Body Worlds of Animals), an exhibition of polymer preserved animals of German anatomist Gunther von Hagens, opens on April 15 and runs until September 30, 2011.
An anti-government protester, his face painted with the colours of his national flag looks on during a demonstration demanding the resignation of Yemeni President Ali Abdullah Saleh, in Sanaa,Yemen. Hundreds of thousands of Yemenis have packed a main square in the capital and are on the march elsewhere across the nation, demanding the country's ruler of 32 years step down. Arabic reads on his face, 'Leave.'
India bested Pakistan in a World Cup cricket semifinal Wednesday. The Indians will meet Sri Lanka in the final this weekend.
Indians celebrate after their team won the ICC World Cup cricket semifinal match against Pakistan, in Mumbai, India. India upstaged archrival Pakistan by 29 runs in the so-called 'mother of all World Cup matches' to progress to the final against Sri Lanka, giving Sachin Tendulkar another chance to reach his 100th hundred after his charmed innings fell just short on Wednesday.
A Pakistani prisoner (l.) poses with an Indian prisoner during the Pakistan-India cricket match shown on television in Karachi's central jail in Pakistan on March 30. Pakistan and India play the semifinal of the Cricket World Cup in Mohali, India, on March 30.
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.'