A magnitude 6.9 Himalayan quake on the border between India and Nepal, highlights the extreme hazard the region faces as enormous patches of Earth's crust crash into each other.
09/19/2011 08:09 pm
Photos of the Day Photos of the Day 09/19
A magnitude-6.9 earthquake left 50 dead in Nepal, India, and Tibet. The slow response to the quake in Nepal puts a spotlight on a dismal disaster preparedness record.
09/19/2011 11:47 am
Monitor readers share their favorite book picks.
09/16/2011 06:05 am
The election of Maoist Baburam Bhattarai as prime minister has Nepal cautiously optimistic that the country may have found a leader who can end more than two years of political deadlock.
08/29/2011 01:16 pm
Libya's rebel council is meeting with international officials in Qatar today to arrange $2.5 billion in funding for an interim government.
08/24/2011 11:37 am
Nepal's president gave the government and opposition parties until Aug. 21 to form a national government after Nepal's prime minister resigned following six months of stalemate.
08/15/2011 10:49 am
'Life in a Day' stitches together footage from Youtubers and camera people in 192 countries for a cross-section of people's lives on one single day.
08/02/2011 01:35 pm
A Tel Aviv community group set up a library in a park shunned by many Tel Aviv residents, hoping to provide a refuge for struggling migrant workers and refugees.
07/14/2011 04:09 pm
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