| Apr 16, 2014
| 8:30 AM
LONDON -- Helmer Anand Gandhi's multi-lingual "Ship of Theseus" has won best feature at the Indian government's annual National Film Awards.
The film also won best supporting actress for Egypt's Aida El-Kashef, an award she shared with Amruta Subhash...
| Mar 20, 2014
| 11:05 AM
MUMBAI, India – Five men were convicted Thursday for raping a photojournalist and a call-center operator in separate incidents that underlined India’s problem of sexual violence and spoiled this cosmopolitan city’s reputation for safety....
| Mar 21, 2014
| 2:01 AM
KABUL, Afghanistan -- Afghan officials Friday raised the death toll in a Taliban assault on a luxury hotel to nine people, including four foreigners, as police investigated a devastating security lapse at one of Kabul’s supposedly safest locations....
| Mar 28, 2014
| 4:20 PM
MUMBAI, India — Darren Aronofsky may be a household name in Hollywood, where his last two films were critically acclaimed hits. But to the young Indian artists laboring on the director's newest project — the Biblical epic "Noah" — he was...
| Mar 30, 2014
| 5:49 AM
TAUNGGYI, Myanmar — Wearing a white T-shirt emblazoned with the national census logo, Tin Naing counted off the ethnic groups living in just one section of this regional capital in eastern Myanmar.
“Bamar, Shan, Pa’o, Intha —...
| Apr 1, 2014
| 9:33 AM
Glancing out the windows of Sujata Massey's house on an early spring day, you could be on a quiet street anywhere, in Japan, or India, or Minneapolis, Minn.
Massey shares a bond with all of those places, but her heart and home are in the Roland Park...
| Apr 2, 2014
| 6:11 PM
The sweeping federal indictment contained allegations all too familiar in Chicago, from greasing politicians with bribes in exchange for business licenses to disguising the payments as legitimate expenses and using threats and coercion to cover it all up....
| Apr 18, 2014
| 5:00 AM
ISLAMABAD, Pakistan — For most of Pakistan's history, the powerful military has held sway over elected officials or simply dumped them from power. Just ask Nawaz Sharif, who was ousted as prime minister in the last military coup, 15 years ago....
| Apr 28, 2014
| 12:05 AM
Ramesh Agrawal had just finished lunch when two men walked into his cyber cafe and inquired about computer prices. Agrawal said he would ask his sons, who run the business. That's when one of the men shot him.
Two bullets pierced Agrawal's groin and...
| Apr 24, 2014
| 2:13 PM
Filming "Brahmin Bulls" was not a breeze.
Director Mahesh Pailoor valiantly balanced budgetary issues and his cast's schedules while shooting the entire movie out of order. He even faced an unexpected foe — the 85th annual Academy Awards.
| Apr 28, 2014
| 10:44 AM
If "The Daily Show” is MSNBC and "The Colbert Report" is Fox, then "Last Week Tonight With John Oliver," which debuted Sunday night on HBO is ... Al Jazeera America.
Ever since the BBC debuted "That Was the Week That Was" in 1962 (Note to Oliver:...