"The Millions' Poet" is the Arab world's "American Idol," but it's not about music; it's all about poetry.
Oscar-winning films 'Slumdog Millionaire' and 'Smile Pinki' focused on poverty in India; some charities have already tapped into their popularity to steer donations to India's poor.
In Nigeria, one man is seeking to bridge the religious divide between Christians and Muslims -- by preaching "Chrislam."
Eduardo De Oliveira of Feet in Two Worlds reports that his town's ESL classes are so popular, immigrants there need to win a lottery to get in.
Iraq's National Museum in Baghdad was formally re-dedicated this week -- it has been closed for six years since chaotic weeks following the U.S. invasion of Iraq.
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.