John Wood has turned his love of books, reading, and education into more than 10,000 libraries through 'Room to Read.'
Bangladesh has arrested suspected members of Lashkar-e-Taiba. The Pakistani militant group was blamed for the 2008 Mumbai attacks -- and some fear it could target India again and provoke regional tensions.
Rupee has joined the ranks of the dollar, the pound, the euro and the yen with its own currency symbol.
An Afghan soldier killed three British troops Tuesday. His motives are not known, but the incident could increase British skepticism about the Afghanistan war.
The victims of shifting borders, politics, or the happenstance of birthplace, the world's 12 million stateless people and their need to become citizens are rising on the international human rights agenda.
Nepal's Maoists had pressured the prime minister to resign since he replaced their leader a year ago. As the largest party in parliament, they hope to lead the next government.
A devotee poses during the 42th Hare Krishna Festival of Chariots in central London, Sunday. Devotees of Lord Krishna pulled three 40 foot high chariots from Hyde Park to Trafalgar Square in celebration of Indian culture and spirituality in this annual festival.
Both the insurgent group Al Shabab and the US-backed Somali government rely on children to fill their ranks, human rights officials say.
An gallery assistant stands on the artwork 'Floor' created by South Korean artist Do Ho-suh at the Hong Kong International Art Fair on Friday. The art fair is open from May 27 to 30, which attracts the gathering of artists, gallery directors, curators and collectors.
Conflict negotiator and writer John Paul Lederach has spent decades seeking new paths to peacebuilding.