Two teenage brothers from India urged world leaders to act against climate change after winning a prestigious global children's award on Saturday for tackling pollution from household waste in New Delhi.
Nobel laureate Malala Yousafzai and her partner Asser announced their wedding on social media today.
"I find old people to be very negative and I am the person who always likes to be amid positive people. So, all my friends are aged between 18-45 years," 67-year-old Mohinder Singh Bharaj says over phone while on his way from Kanyakumari to Nashik
He was matinee icon Rajkumar's son, of course, but Puneeth Rajkumar was also the "Powerstar" who moved out of his father's long shadows to glitter in the arclights as Kannada cinema's most bankable, highly paid actor.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Friday received a standing ovation from EU counterparts at her final European summit after 16 years as the bloc's most influential leader.
Colin Powell, the son of Jamaican immigrants who became a US war hero and the first Black secretary of state but saw his legacy tarnished when he made the case for war in Iraq in 2003, died on Monday of Covid-19 complications. He was 84.
A British lawmaker since 1983 from the Conservatives' right wing, David Amess was a maverick Eurosceptic long before the party leadership embraced all-out opposition to the EU.
Bulgaria's Kristalina Georgieva, whose tenure as head of the IMF remained uncertain Monday amid allegations of data tampering, is described as a respected economist with a strong background in international finance.
Nobel Peace Prize winner Maria Ressa used her new prominence to criticise Facebook as a threat to democracy, saying the social media giant fails to protect against the spread of hate and disinformation and is "biased against facts".
Investigative journalists Maria Ressa of the Philippines and Dmitry Muratov of Russia won the Nobel Peace Prize for their work promoting freedom of expression.
Deftly parrying her son with a bamboo cane, Meenakshi Amma belies her 78 years with her prowess at kalari, thought to be India's oldest martial art.
A 1970 tape of John Lennon singing a hitherto unheard song called "Radio Peace" and expressing frustration at his Beatles image to a group of Danish schoolboys goes under the hammer on Tuesday in Copenhagen
One of the strongest regional satraps of the Congress, Amarinder Singh was the leader who put the party back in the saddle in Punjab after an intensely fought poll battle.
Making a clean break from his predecessor Vijay Rupani's ministry, Gujarat CM Bhupendra Patel on Thursday inducted 24 members in his new-look council of ministers, 10 of them of cabinet rank.