Anticorruption activist Anna Hazare’s apparent willingness to fast indefinitely, puts a literal deadline on the issue of corruption in India and pressure on India's government to act.
Walking cactus: Scientists have discovered what researchers are calling the missing link in China. The strange-looking walking cactus is thought to be the link between worm-like creatures and arthropods like spiders.
Julian Assange's lawyers charged that the Swedish legal system was being co-opted by the United States in its pursuit of the WikiLeaks founder.
A colonial era agreement gives Egypt and Sudan rights over all water in the world's longest river. But a population boom in the Nile River's basin has other Africa countries clamoring for more access.
Lars Vilks, the Swedish cartoon artist allegedly targeted by 'Jihad Jane' for portraying the Prophet Mohammed as a dog, was attacked Tuesday when he showed an Iranian film that depicts the Prophet in a gay bar. Are radical Muslims succeeding in muzzling free speech?