The U.N. unveiled a multimillion dollar strategy a dozen years ago to save children worldwide, but a new study has found the program had surprisingly little effect in Bangladesh, one of the world's poorest countries.
Aziz Royesh opens the doors to Marefat High School every morning with one eye gazing toward his countrys future — and the other looking warily over his shoulder. All because his school provides an education to girls, as well as boys.
Iranian police fired tear gas and beat anti-government protesters with batons to disperse thousands attending a memorial at the graveside of a woman whose killing made her an icon of the opposition movement.
An untold number of Facebooks 200 million-plus users are feverishly forwarding instructions on how to opt out of being its corporate pitchman following warnings on third-party advertisers that were using advertisements with profile photos.
The boyfriend of a brutally murdered 8-months pregnant woman whose fetus was carved from her womb warned the killer to 'turn yourself in or keep running,' the Worcester Telegram & Gazette reported Wednesday.
A Sudanese female journalist facing 40 lashes for wearing trousers in public in violation of the country's strict Islamic laws is resigning from a U.N. job that grants her immunity so she can challenge the law on women's public dress code.