Activists in India have been hospitalized or even killed as they tap the 2005 freedom of information act to expose government corruption.
Pennsylvania woman Colleen LaRose, or 'Jihad Jane,' is only the latest in a string of American-born Muslim extremists, experts say. Here's a Top 10 list.
AMINE EL KHALIFI. An artist's courtroom sketch shows Amine El Khalifi, an illegal immigrant from Morocco, as he is brought before a judge in the federal courthouse in Alexandria, Va., on Feb. 17, 2012. El Khalifi, who lives in Alexandria, was arrested near the US Capitol wearing a vest he believed was full of Al Qaeda-supplied explosives and is charged in an attempted suicide bombing of Congress, the Justice Department said. He had been given the gun and the explosives in the suicide vest by the FBI in a sting operation. The explosives and gun had been rendered inoperable and posed no danger to the public.
Girls smeared with colored powder celebrate Holi, also known as the festival of colors, in Chennai, India, on March 1. The holiday heralds the beginning of spring and is celebrated all over the country.
During the first visit to Saudi Arabia by an Indian premier in nearly three decades, Manmohan Singh discussed terrorism, peace with Pakistan, and trade.
The Feb. 25 India-Pakistan talks, while welcome, did not go well. The US must intervene in this South Asian rivalry to keep it from affecting the Afghanistan war.
A protester burns a Russian national flag in front of Parliament during a rally in Tbilisi, Georgia, on Thursday to mark the anniversary of the Soviet occupation of Georgia in 1921.
Terrorism concerns loomed as India-Pakistan peace talks resumed Thursday for the first time since the November 2008 Mumbai attacks. Though India has seen little terrorism since, it pressed Pakistan on the topic and handed over three dossiers on suspected militants operating in Pakistan.
Obama's 2011 deadline for a US pullout has pushed Pakistan, India, and Afghanistan into action. The capture of Taliban commander Baradar fits into a contest for influence.