ACLEDA Bank began as a micro-lender, loaning tiny sums to allow Cambodians to open small businesses -- now it's become the country's largest bank.
Answers to questions about the swine flu -- from the government's response and whether the virus can be contained, to ways to take early precautions.
A UNESCO project, the World Digital Library, is a collaboration among libraries and cultural institutions around the world that are making some of their treasures available on line.
Canada's automotive sector bore the brunt of job losses, but some of its workers are finding new, green-collar jobs.
"The World's" award-winning series examines the brutality of sexual violence in Congo and the medical, humanitarian, legal, and political response to it.
Bankers, IT professionals, businessmen trade their careers for farming, bringing new blood to Japan's ailing farming industry.
Playwright Lynn Nottage has won the Pulitzer Prize for Drama for her play about the rape of two women in war-torn the Democratic Republic of Congo.
A solar-powered oven made out of cardboard and tinfoil could help combat climate change by offering an alternative for people who rely on firewood to cook their food.
Pakistan's limited water supply is making many millions sick from water-borne diseases such as diarrhea, hepatitis and typhoid.
The latest in the world of robotics -- from domestic helpers to those that fight in wars, expect robots to play a bigger role in our lives.

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