A crowd of around 400 people set fire to vehicles and clashed with police in the Indian district of Singapore late on Sunday after a man was hit and killed by a bus, the first major riot in the city-state for more than 40 years.
From Twitter and Facebook to Amazon and Google, the biggest names of the Internet are blasting a federal judge's decision allowing an Arizona-based gossip website to be sued for defamation by a former Cincinnati Ben-gals cheerleader convicted of having sex with a teenager.
Indian companies that built most of the parts for the country's recently launched Mars mission are using their low-cost, high-tech expertise in frugal space engineering to compete for global aerospace, defence and nuclear contracts worth billions.
The counting of votes for the 40-member Mizoram assembly will take place today. Elections in the state of Mizoram were held on November 25.
Nelson Mandela's widow Graca Machel, who barely left her husband's bedside in the final six months of his life, has hardly been seen in the wake of his death.
Wisconsin's ultra-liberal capital city is a place where just about anything goes, from street parties to naked bike rides. But city officials say a business is pushing even Madison's boundaries by offering, of all things, hugs.
As the new entrant Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) won 28 seats in the Delhi Assembly elections yesterday, a large number of supporters, including some NRIs, gathered at the party's Hanuman Road office in Delhi for the celebrations.
Veteran activist Anna Hazare today said Arvind Kejriwal could become chief minister one day and warned Congress that people will teach a lesson to it in the Lok Sabha elections.
Incumbent Chief Minister Raman Singh won a third straight victory on a day that saw an intense see-saw between the ruling BJP and the rival Congress.
Anti-government protesters toppled a statue of Soviet state founder Vladimir Lenin in Ukraine's capital and attacked it with hammers on Sunday in a symbolic challenge to President Viktor Yanukovich and his plans for closer ties with Russia.
A riot broke out among South Asian workers in Singapore late Sunday, damaging police cars and other vehicles in the city state's Little India district, eyewitnesses and local media said.
South Africans of all races often referred to Nelson Mandela as simply "Madiba" or "Tata," terms of endearment that promoted a sense of familiarity for a towering figure who was widely revered.
The BJP has won absolute majority in Rajasthan and Madhya Pradesh and is the single-largest party though shy of a clear majority in Delhi, where Arvind Kejriwal's Aam Aadmi Party has ensured, in a stunning debut, that the ruling Congress stands decimated.
Francois Hollande's approval rating edged 2 percentage points higher in December to 24 percent, a small rise from an all-time record low hit last month, a poll showed on Sunday.
The BJP ended its Super Sunday just a few inches short of the finish line in Delhi. It stacked up 32 of the capital's 70 seats, four short of the majority it needs to form the government.