Make schools safe for girls everywhere :: Tuesday was a tragic day for girls everywhere. In Pakistan, 14-year-old Malala Yousufzai was shot by the Taliban on her way home from school on a bus. Although she was targeted specifically because she spoke out against the Taliban's suppression of women's education rights, her story serves as a reminder of the obstacles that girls face in trying to obtain schooling.
'F' student now laureate :: Anderson Cooper gives examples that prove bad report cards don't mean a thing.
Election tests FB friends :: Steve Reeder says it's no secret among his Facebook friends: He's a Republican.
Lagarde vs. Rehn: Needed debate, or dangerous split? :: Big divisions are appearing among the key players responsible for the eurozone's tough austerity program.
IMF: Risks to global stability rise :: Falling market confidence has led to money fleeing peripheral eurozone nations such as Spain and mounting pressure on banks, raising the risks of a credit crunch and recession, the International Monetary Fund said in a report released Wednesday at meetings in Tokyo.
Schäuble and Lagarde clash over austerity :: High-level splits over the handling of the eurozone crisis burst into the open on Thursday when Germany's finance minister rebuked the head of the International Monetary Fund after she warned that EU leaders should ease demands for tighter austerity in peripheral economies.
'Cowards' target teen blogger :: By trying to kill a bright and admired young girl, the Taliban have revealed their cowardice and reawakened Pakistani people to their threat, writes columnist Frida Ghitis.
Sports bar Biden vs. seminar Ryan :: Vice President Joe Biden met his challenger, Rep. Paul Ryan, Thursday night in Danville, Kentucky, for the vice presidential debate. CNN contributors and analysts offered these assessments of the evening:
In pictures: Yemen's Southern Movement :: Pull of secessionism in Yemen
In pictures: Newsweek front covers :: The front covers of Newsweek magazine
The man with the perfect body :: Victorian strongman Eugen Sandow was once an image of masculine perfection. He was the celebrity poster boy who made fitness popular. But how impressive is his physique today?
In pictures: Tim Walker's fantasy world :: Tim Walker's fashion photography on show
Internet troll sorry for Reddit posts :: An internet troll reviled for his pornographic posts on Reddit tells CNN in an exclusive interview that he made a "huge mistake."
Morocco rappers rage at injustice :: In the poor suburbs of Morocco's largest city, local hip-hop artists blare from radios, clubs and street corners. Fuelled by rage, they rhyme about poverty, illiteracy, crime and the high cost of living, in a country riven by economic inequality.
Marco memories, year after crash :: Marco's Memories: A year on in Malaysia
In pictures: Beirut blast :: Car-bomb explosion in Lebanon's capital
Independence good for trade? :: CNN's Richard Quest asks companies in Catalonia if independence would be good for business.
Week in pictures: 13-19 October 2012 :: A selection of news photos this week
What kind of superpower could China be? :: China is on course to becoming a world power - but not in the way many expect, writes economist Martin Jacques.
Were UK extraditions racist? :: Why did the UK extradite five Muslim men to the USA, when it blocked the transfer of white computer hacker Gary McKinnon? One of the founders of the Islamic Human Rights Commission says there is one obvious reason: racism.
Skeleton of French man found in bed after 15 years :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/qp73q1nKU_o/us-france-skeleton-idUSBRE89I0YS20121019
Portuguese flee crisis to old colony :: The eurozone crisis has forced many Portuguese to migrate to the former colony of Mozambique in search of jobs and economic prosperity.
A 'sound' idea to reduce poverty :: It's a new idea which could resonate with communities across the developing world -- a biomass stove which also generates electricity using sound waves.
Spanish budget cuts revealed :: Spain will create a new fiscal authority to oversee the new spending cuts, tax increases and structural adjustments included in a new budget presented Thursday.
Anger in Athens over austerity :: Elinda Labropoulou reports on the 24-hour work stoppage to protest austerity measures in Greece.
Westerwelle: Crisis is in confidence :: The real crisis confronting the eurozone is regaining market confidence, not the euro, German Foreign Minister Guido Westerwelle said Friday.
'Himalayan Viagra' taking its toll :: Ram Bahadur Jafra and his brothers crouch on a field, picking through blades of grass. They have traveled five days by foot to a meadow deep inside Nepal's Dolpa district. They came, as tens of thousands do each year, to harvest a highly valuable commodity: the Himalayan caterpillar fungus.
Young Greeks struggle to find jobs :: Georgia Pandermi is looking for her first job without luck. She's not alone. The latest Greek employment data shows that more than half of people under 25 are out of work.
Death and taxes in Italy :: Six months ago, an Italian bricklayer behind on his taxes wrote a note to his wife of 27 years, then doused himself with gasoline and set himself on fire outside a bologna tax office. Giuseppe Campaniello died nine days later.
Has the electric car found its range? :: Despite their green credentials, electric cars still come up short against their petrol-powered cousins when it comes to range -- how far they go before the battery needs recharging.