New violence has erupted in Kashmir, where a crackdown on protests against Indian rule has intensified in recent months. It is the latest in decades of unrest in this territory, where power is divided between India and Pakistan but there…
President Obama began a 10-day trip to Asia Friday. Margaret Warner gives a preview of his itinerary and goals for this trip with two officials from past administrations, Douglas Paal and Wendy Sherman.
In today's arts and culture headlines, the end of the Sony Walkman and the passing of television cartoonist Alexander Anderson Jr., creator of Rocky the flying squirrel and Bullwinkle the moose.
By Larisa Epatko
The Commonwealth Games -- former British colonies' version of the Olympics -- begin Oct. 3 in India, but preparations have been muddled by a collapsed pedestrian bridge, filthy athletes' village and the shooting of two tourists in New Delhi.
Shortages of food and water are still prominent in flooded areas of Pakistan, however more aid arrived from neighboring countries. An aid plane landed in Punjab from China, and Pakistan accepted $5 million aid offer India.
By Molly Finnegan
A roundup of arts and culture headlines.
A roundup of arts headlines.
By Larisa Epatko
A court in India has convicted seven former executives of a Union Carbide subsidiary of "causing death by negligence" for a gas leak at a company plant that killed an estimated 15,000 people in the 1980s.
In other news Friday, gunman killed 80 people today in Lahore, Pakistan in attacks on mosques during Friday prayers and the number of Americans killed in Afghanistan reached 1,000 when a soldier was killed in a roadside bombing.
In other news Monday, the death toll reached 22 after severe flooding from weekend storms in Tennessee, Mississippi and Kentucky. Also, a boil-water advisory continues for nearly 2 million people around Boston after a water main break.
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