May 21, 2013 — A pair of sandals, a shawl and a drinking cup that were used by the Indian independence leader are among the objects going under the hammer in the U.K.
May 21, 2013 — The government has argued that the classified images could spark violence against Americans abroad.
May 21, 2013 — China has been building museums with abandon, opening about 100 annually in recent years. Two of the biggest opened on the same day last fall on opposite banks of Shanghai's Huangpu River. But filling these museums — with both art and visitors — is proving more challenging.
May 21, 2013 — You are a poor country with chronic power shortages. The summer is blazing hot. What do you do? In Pakistan, the prime minister has banned air conditioners in government offices — but says it's OK for workers to go without socks.
May 20, 2013 — The president of Myanmar, Thein Sein, met with President Obama in Washington, D.C., on Monday. Thein Sein's trip is the first state visit to the U.S. by a Burmese official in nearly 47 years.
May 20, 2013 — North Korea's capture of a Chinese fishing boat and its crew of 16 has angered Beijing, adding to its concern over Pyongyang's recent provocations.
May 20, 2013 — It's been a while since the last visit by a head of state from Myanmar. The last time was 47 years ago, when the country was still known as Burma. As President Thein Sein arrives at the White House Monday, some will hail him as a reformer who set his country on the path to democracy. Others may protest his arrival, as excessive recognition for a head of state that has presided over continuing human rights abuses.
May 20, 2013 — Some super-rich Chinese are sending their kids to weekend classes in order to learn how to deal with money. The lessons include things like a charity sale designed to teach the children compassion, sharing and the value of money.
May 17, 2013 — Following her brief testimony, she broke down and pleaded with the court, "Please bring justice for my daughter." Meanwhile, lawyers for the accused say their clients have been "tortured" since the beginning of the trial.
May 17, 2013 — Photographer Pete Pin explores the Cambodian diaspora in hopes of creating dialogue and healing wounds left by the Khmer Rouge regime.