Badakhshan in northeast Afghanistan now ranked second worst in the world in maternal mortality -- how NGOs are stepping in to help.
Religious values aren't a filter for many search engines, but religious-themed ones are popping up around the world.
The Romanian born author Herta Müller is renowned for her books based on life under the harsh regime of the dictator Ceausescu.
The Middle East has seen a lot of upheaval in recent years, and some of that has fueled a growing interest in contemporary Middle Eastern art.
Italy outraged by allegations that it bribed the Taliban not to attack soldiers, which might have led to the deaths of French soldiers.
The French 'Joy of Cooking' gets an American version called 'I know How to Cook' -- an adaptation of the 1932 bible of French cooking.
Subsidizing worker pay and parental leave, and collective payroll are some of ways Germany is helping its workers keep an income.
What the US and President Obama can learn from Canada's long and difficult road to universal health care.
A series of pictures shot by Peruvian photographer Milagros de la Torre feature some fancy clothes that carry a well hidden secret.
Peter Galbraith, recently dismissed from UN mission in Afghanistan, accuses Karzai's government of 'blatantly stealing an election.'