Young and unemployed, Som Shekhar pines less for a job than the construction of a controversial Hindu temple – and, as India’s election approaches, says he will vote for the only man he believes can deliver it.
IN ONE of the most inhospitable places on Earth, the southernmost part of Chile’s Patagonia region, scientists are studying whales, dolphins and algae in order to help predict how climate change will affect the world’s oceans.
Global warming is melting ice in Antarctica faster than ever before – about six times more per year now than 40 years ago – leading to increasingly high sea levels worldwide, scientists warned on Monday.
US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo faced a tough balancing act on Monday as he pressed Saudi Arabia’s crown prince over Jamal Khashoggi’s murder in October while shoring up strategic ties with Riyadh.
Myanmar has postponed a planned visit by the UN refugee chief to Rakhine state following renewed fighting between security forces and insurgents, a spokesman said on Monday.
Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said on Monday after meeting his Japanese counterpart that Tokyo must recognise Moscow’s sovereignty over all of the disputed south Kuril islands in order for peace talks to continue.
Two of British opera singer Simon Wallfisch’s great-grandparents were shot in mass graves by the Nazis and another died in a concentration camp.
A Belarusian model who sensationally claimed she had proof of Russian efforts to help US President Donald Trump win office appeared in court on Tuesday for the expected start of her trial over running a “sex training course” in Thailand.
THAILAND is set to deploy rainmaking planes to seed clouds in an effort to tackle the pall of pollution that has shrouded the capital in recent weeks.
Bindu Ammini and Kanakadurga are living on the run since infuriating Hindu traditionalists by entering one of India’s holiest temples that for generations banned nearly all women.