Shangwang Shangyung Khaplang, the chairman of the underground Naga rebel group Nationalist Socialist Council of Nagalim (Khaplang) or NSCN(K), died on Friday evening due to prolonged illness. 77-year-old Khaplang was a diabetic and suffered from other health issues as well.
Throughout her campaigns, Theresa May, Britain's Prime Minister, portrayed herself as a stable, strong leader. Yet her gamble of demanding early election backfired and May's Conservative party lost the parliamentary majority.
Labour's hard-left leader Jeremy Corbyn has repeatedly beaten the odds in his long and colourful political career and he appears to have done so again with an unexpectedly strong result in Britain's national election.
Nepali Congress or NC President Sher Bahadur Deuba is set to become the Himalayan nation's prime minister for the fourth time after the main opposition party decided to end the obstruction of parliament.
Jeremy Corbyn started Britain's election campaign as a rank outsider, but the opposition Labour leader is riding a surge in support ahead of Thursday's vote that he hopes could make him prime minister.
Conquering disability, 29-year-old Eric Paul has made it to the pages of the Limca Book of Records after driving from Leh to Kanyakumari in record time. Eric, who is paralysed from chest below, covered a total distance of 3,917 km in the record 159 hours and 59 minutes in a customised hatchback with hand controls.
Donald Trump's shock White House win transformed his soft-spoken 36-year-old son-in-law into one of the world's most powerful men, but Jared Kushner's eyebrow-raising Kremlin contacts have put that status under threat.
Andrew Scheer, a social conservative who unexpectedly won the race to head Canada's main opposition party, is a popular legislator who may be able to unite a divided movement as he prepares to take on Prime Minister Justin Trudeau.