India and Pakistan have long jostled for control of the Kashmir region along the border of their two countries. That jostling has also led to religious violence, which drove many Hindus out of Kashmir. But now India is encouraging them to come back.
Tim Hetherington, Oscar-nominated director of the 2010 documentary, "Restrepo" and photojournalist Chris Hondros were killed yesterday in Misrata, Libya. The Takeaway had a chance to speak with another photographer in Misrata, Andre Liohn.
President Obama today supported India's bid for a permanent seat on the UN Security Council.
Pakistan has strongly criticized this move. Washington Post UN correspondent Colum Lynch says India would benefit greatly from a permanent place on the Council.
Are all the simultaneous natural disasters this summer just a big coincidence, or is it a harbinger of something more serious for Planet Earth? Environmentalist Bill McKibben connects the dots and finds out how much it has to do with global warming.
Anchor Marco Werman speaks with reporter Tinku Ray about India's announcement today that it's overhauling its security system. The move is in reaction to public criticism of the government for its failure to prevent the Mumbai attacks.
After an ongoing lawsuit, Penguin Books India will recall its book "The Hindus: An Alternative History." News of the recall has made waves in academic circles in India, and spurred sales in the UK and US.
Severe flooding has killed more than 240 in Pakistan and forced thousands more from their homes. With the Pakistani government wrapped in its own political drama, ordinary citizens have taken a central role in relief efforts and documenting the tragedy.
The Indian states of Jammu and Kashmir are dealing with the most devastating floods in a century. Many are calling the floods Kashmir's Katrina. Journalist Basharat Peer returned there to check on his family and his hometown.
India and Pakistan have disagreed over the border between the two countries in Kashmir since the partition decades ago. And they've fought at least two wars over the territory as well. But peace had taken hold for years recently — until new fighting broke out over the weekend.
After death comes for a rinpoche — a Tibetan Buddhist spiritual leader, imbued with supernatural powers — he or she may choose to reincarnate as an infant. Such was the extraordinary fate of a child named Padma Angdu, identified as a rinpoche in 2010. He was only 6 years old. A new documentary follows him as he grows into his destiny.