Indian composer A.R.Rahman's score earned him two Oscars -- he says he wanted to get away from musical cliches for "Slumdog."
China's president Hu Jintao visits Africa, signaling his country's interest in doing major business on the continent.
Heidi Cullen of Climate Central says Australia's wildfires might be evidence that when it comes to climate change, the future is now.
The documentary "The Conscience of Nhem En" is up for an Oscar this year; it is about a young soldier during the Khmer Rouge who took photos of thousands of people before they were tortured and killed.
Snails from Turkey and cornichons from India -- some French feel the global food supply is an assault on their identity.
In the 1970s the Khmer Rouge terrorized Cambodia -- now an internationally backed tribunal puts five officials of Pol Pot's regime on trial.
A Swiss supplier for the electric power industry hopes to benefit from the big building projects in the stimulus package.
Israel's political uncertainty has many in the wider Middle East wondering what the future holds.
While CEOs from failing American companies aren't too apologetic, CEOs in Japan are held to a different standard of accountability.
Olson explains why his film "Flock of Dodos" ridicules the arrogance of scientists and the many contradictions of the intelligent design movement.