A growing movement thinks so, saying it will guarantee that the poor have water. But at a water conference in Turkey, officials voice concern about implementing such a right.
03/19/2009 01:00 am
Growth threatens undiscovered layers of an empire that stretched from the Nile Valley to the Caucusus.
03/04/2009 12:00 am
At Nimrud, decay is accelerating for 3,000 years of history.
02/11/2009 12:00 am
The jewelry could belong to the treasures of Nimrud, officials say.
12/04/2008 12:00 am
A UN World Heritage site that no tourist will ever set foot on, Iceland’s Surtsey is a fresh geologic creation reserved for research.
10/24/2008 01:00 am
A disputed border region further strains the Thai government, which also faces protests at home.
10/16/2008 01:00 am
Cambodia says Thai soldiers retreated Tuesday in response to an ultimatum, but Thailand reports sending reinforcements to the disputed region.
10/14/2008 01:00 am
In Laos, where books are a rare commodity, one mystery writer puts the nation in print – and helps put books in the nation.
08/21/2008 01:00 am
Prime Minister Hun Sen, who has ruled for 23 years, won another five-year term Sunday. His party has overseen several prosperous years; critics say it stifles democracy.
07/29/2008 01:00 am
Each side has domestic reasons to prolong the conflict.
07/22/2008 01:00 am