It's the autumn of discontent, with Egyptian activists worried about a military comeback, Syrian protesters taking up arms, and the Occupy Wall Street movement in the US and Europe.
Wangari Maathai, Africa's first female Nobel Peace Prize winner, passed on this weekend. But Kenya has many activists who share her fearlessness, energy, and passion for justice.
A four minute-long trailer for David Fincher’s ‘The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo’ has premiered online, teasing the film’s sinister mystery plot and impeccable visual style.
Wikileaks founder Julian Assange – responsible for the high-profile leaking of secret US government files – is now hoping to block the publication of own autobiography.
Author and journalist Karin Alfredsson founded 'Cause of Death: Woman' to investigate the worldwide epidemic of violent acts against women
Cell phones in hands of more than 5 billion people, United Nations says. But mobile Internet growing much faster than cell phones: 160 percent last year alone.
Saab bankruptcy rejected by Swedish court, saying its financial plan for solvency unclear. Automaker's unions may file bankruptcy petition for Saab.
From Ireland to India, and from the year AD 73 to the possible end of the world, here are 12 of the most enticing of the fall 2011 fiction titles.