The cricket world woke up to shocking news Thursday. One of cricket's biggest stars, Sachin Tendulkar of India, announced he's retiring from the sport. For cricket, it's like LeBron James calling it quits.
French President François Hollande is having a hard time getting any traction with his political agenda. Meanwhile, US officials are having a tough time moving past the diplomatic row with India over a diplomat accused of mistreating her housekeeper. And in Italy, a politician is finally saying enough is enough — with the racism she faces.
India has become a breeding ground for antibiotic-resistant microbes, The World's Marco Werman talks to reporter Jason Gale about what's causing the problem and how India's medical tourism industry could expose people worldwide to the resistant germs.
In 1980, when director Richard Attenborough was shooting scenes for Gandhi, thousands of Indians volunteered for parts as extras. New York-based film critic Aseem Chhabra remembers getting a part as a passenger on the train that carried Gandhi back to Delhi.
Street celebrations broke out today in New Delhi when results of last weekend's local elections were announced. The anti-corruption, opposition Aam Admi Party, or Common Man's Party came up with a big upset win. "It was like a big fat Indian wedding,'' one journalist says.
India's been wrestling with a gender violence problem for years, but it came to the world's attention late last year when a woman was brutally gang-raped and murdered. But there are groups in India trying to help women empower themselves and break the cycle of violence.