The timing of this anti-kafir push is hardly accidental. Indonesia's conservative Muslim clerics are gaining influence through social media with hard-line messages. Nahdlatul Ulama, or NU, with more than 90 million followers, wants to disseminate the “message of Islam as a source of universal love.”
Aatish Taseer talks with The World's Marco Werman about his experiences with caste in modern-day India and describes one of the most revealing moments from his new book, "The Twice Born: Life and Death on the Ganges."
An alien named Micropixie and her human counterpart, Single Beige Female, use music to understand humanity.
Musician Islam Elbeiti is part of the face of the monthslong protests that have become the biggest threat to President Omar al-Bashir since he took over in a coup almost 30 years ago.
On Thursday, the Canadian government apologized for the mistreatment of families like Anawak's in the mid-20th century.
Author David Kertzer tells host Marco Werman that historians hope to learn how much the Vatican knew about the persecution and mass murder of European Jews.
Haiti's government canceled Carnival after recent unrest, leaving musicians and artists who had spent time and money preparing to perform with bills they have no chance of paying back.
The World's Carolyn Beeler has her latest dispatch from a research trip to Antarctica. Climate change researchers aboard the icebreaker Nathaniel B. Palmer sent a robotic submarine for the first look ever at the seafloor under the massive Thwaites Glacier.