A young flood victim looks out from a relief camp in Nowshera, northwestern Pakistan on Friday. Pakistan's northwest, the first region to be hit by the floods and the most devastated, now has roads lined with tents and tens of thousands of displaced waiting to go home.
Crews once bulldozed thousands of slum homes in Mumbai, a metropolitan region of about 16 million people in India. Santosh Thorat sees a better way: Help residents fix them up.
Pakistan's acceptance of a $5 million flood aid donation from India could be a confidence-building measure between the two countries. At home, critics may spin the move as 'a sign of weakness.'
Authorities battling Pakistan floods have forecast heavy monsoon rains and exceptionally high levels for the Indus River at two dams in Sindh Province.
India says it wants to keep mobile technology and Internet markets safe from militants. BlackBerry says it won't give India special treatment.
The absence of politicians from the scene of the Pakistan flood -- the country's worst in 80 years -- is raising concerns about the future of democracy in Pakistan.
Jessica Gonzalez plays with her father before her first day of kindergarten at Tremont Elementary School in Dixon, Calif., on Wednesday.
Young gymnasts take part in a training session for 4-to7-year-olds at the gymnastics hall of a sports school in Jiaxing, Zhejiang Province, China, on Tuesday. Chinese officials insist tough new eligibility rules will put a stop to the type of age-cheating scandals that saw a gymnast stripped of her Olympic medal.
Abu Bakar Bashir has been arrested before. The Indonesian radical cleric's detention Monday appears based on stronger allegations of material support for a terrorist group in Aceh.