- ‘Tis the Season: London florist creates $4.6 million Christmas wreath
- No tailgating allowed at Super Bowl XLVIII
- Pentagon to transport African troops to Central African Republic
- Chinese man fed up with his girlfriend’s shopping jumps to his death
- Ukraine leader to talk with protesters; Washington urges caution
- Pope Francis: A nun saved my life
- Israeli P.M. Netanyahu backs out of Mandela funeral
- Elian Gonzalez makes first trip outside Cuba since custody battle
- U.S., British intelligence agents enter online sci-fi world to spy on gamers
- Sarah Palin to host the outdoors show ‘Amazing America’
Latest Anna Hazare Items
Two Indian anti-corruption campaigners drew thousands of cheering supporters to a protest Sunday to press the government to act against graft and bring back billions of dollars stashed overseas.
Pollyannas had looked to the globe's "emerging economies" - China, India, Brazil, et al. - for growth to help ward off worldwide economic recession, as the Western economies and Japan stumbled.
Fresh from a 12-day hunger strike that roiled the public against graft, Indian crusader Anna Hazare is in hot demand to promote other causes as activists seek to harness his acclaim and ability to seize 24-hour media attention.
Criticism mounted Monday against an Indian activist's hunger strike, with public figures saying it threatens democracy and smacks of demagoguery, even as thousands joined his protest demanding stronger anti-corruption legislation.
Vice President Joseph R. Biden waxed glowingly about China's vice president Thursday at the start of a five-day visit that will give them some serious bonding time.
An anti-corruption activist arrested Tuesday for planning a public hunger strike began his fast behind bars, as his supporters held protests across the country with thousands detained by police.
For the past 12 years, a businessman in the northern Indian city of Kanpur has been paying a $113 bribe to government officials to get his income tax refund. The difference now is that he's talking about it on ipaidabribe.com, a website that serves as an outlet for pent-up frustration with corruption in India.
China confirmed Thursday that it has detained a renowned artist who had been missing for four days, but it insisted that his case involves unspecified "economic crimes" and not human rights.