McDonald's is coming under intensifying pressure for labour practices at its US restaurants.
Japan is practicing storming beaches with the US at the world's largest maritime exercises.
More than 100 killed in the past 24 hours, reports Sreenivasan Jain.
An outspoken Chinese minority scholar has been indicted on separatism charges amid continuing anti-government violence in the country's far west.
Your favourite superhero Superman can accomplish some pretty spectacular feats but he may be breaking a fundamental law of physics while doing so!
Hundreds of Turkish women posted pictures of themselves laughing on Twitter on Wednesday to protest comments by Deputy Prime Minister Bulent Arinc, who had urged women not to laugh in public to "protect moral values".
What do you call a group selfie? An usie, of course!
Malagasy mother Solange left the island in 2013 eager to work as a domestic servant in Saudi Arabia and earn a better living for her family. Less than a year later she was dead, her body flown home to a husband asking questions about her slave-like work conditions in the Middle East.
A North Korean ship damaged nearly an acre (0.4 hectare) of coral reefs when it ran aground off Mexico's Gulf coast earlier this month, Mexican officials said on Tuesday.
India has been working in cooperation with 33 countries in the area of peaceful use of outer space, the government today said.
Russia slapped a ban on the import of all fruit and vegetables from Poland on Wednesday in the latest of a series of trade restrictions linked to a deepening showdown with the West over Ukraine.
Thailand's military makes way for a new administration in coming weeks, but the generals will keep a tight grip on power by filling an interim cabinet and legislature with soldiers, military sources said on Wednesday.
If we continue doing what we are doing today to meet our energy demands, there will not be enough water in the world to quench the thirst of the world population by 2040, says a study.
A suspected World War relic was found in Singapore from a construction site, a month after a World War II grenade was found on a tree and disposed off later by the Army.
Driverless cars will be allowed on British roads from January 2015 as part of a pilot initiative in three cities, the government announced Wednesday.