A helpless anger pervades the Dalit community in the remote Indian village of Kot.
A billionaire technology investor has shocked graduating students in Atlanta, Georgia, by telling them he will pay off all of their student loans.
US President Donald Trump has outlined his "strongly pro-life" views on abortion amid controversy over strict new laws passed in several states.
The US has reached a deal with Canada to lift tariffs on steel and aluminium imports in a move that could lead to approval for a new North American trade deal.
A Belgian court has ruled that Albert II, the former king of Belgium, will be fined €5,000 ($5,600) every day until he takes a DNA test to determine whether he fathered a child during an alleged affair.
British people get drunk more than any other nationality, according to a new global survey.
Talks between Labour and the government aimed at breaking the Brexit impasse have ended without an agreement.
The Home Office has refused to grant a visit visa to the father of the chief executive of the Scottish Refugee Council.
Theresa May has promised to set a timetable for the election of her successor after the next Brexit vote in the first week of June.
President Donald Trump has declared a national emergency to protect US computer networks from "foreign adversaries".
An opportunistic car "collector" used a test drive to make off with a Ferrari worth €2m (£1.7m; $2.2m).
Alabama has become the latest US state to move to restrict abortions by passing a bill to outlaw the procedure in almost all cases.
A South Korean hostage rescued by French special forces in Burkina Faso last week was a tourist travelling in the region who had been seized close to the border with Benin, an embassy official said on Monday.
Afghan politicians and women's rights activists are demanding justice after a political adviser and former prominent TV presenter was murdered in broad daylight.
Gunmen have killed six people including a priest as Mass was being celebrated in a church in Dablo in northern Burkina Faso, officials say.
Iran is facing "unprecedented" pressure from international sanctions, President Hassan Rouhani has said.
The US is sending a Patriot missile-defence system to the Middle East amid escalating tensions with Iran.
Pope Francis introduced new guidelines Thursday governing the reporting and investigation of clerical sexual abuse, in an apparent response to victims who have long called on the pontiff to address the crisis.
The US says it has seized a North Korean cargo ship, accusing it of violating international sanctions.
A bricklayer died when an Uber driver did not take "reasonable care" and drove off with the man halfway out of the car, a coroner has ruled.
Democrats in the US House of Representatives have voted to hold Attorney General William Barr in contempt of Congress.
The Duke and Duchess of Sussex have shared the first glimpse of their newborn son.
US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has made an unscheduled, fleeting visit to Iraq, amid growing tensions with Iran.
Passengers and crew on board a jet that was forced to make an emergency landing at a Moscow airport say it was struck by lightning moments before it crashed.
The Duchess of Sussex has gone into labour, Buckingham Palace has said.
At least 41 people were killed after a Russian plane made an emergency landing and burst into flames at Sheremetyevo airport in Moscow.
A passenger plane slid off a runway in the US state of Florida on Friday night, ending up in a river after landing during a thunderstorm.
Julius Malema, leader of South Africa’s opposition Economic Freedom Fighters, EFF, says the African Union, AU, as it stands currently was close to useless.
Gavin Williamson has strenuously denied he leaked information from the National Security Council as calls are being made for a police inquiry.
Thousands of people are being evacuated from villages along India's northeast coastline ahead of a severe cyclone.
Gavin Williamson has been sacked as defence secretary following an inquiry into a leak from a top-level National Security Council meeting.
Wikileaks co-founder Julian Assange has been sentenced to 50 weeks in jail for breaching his bail conditions.
Major cities around the world have ramped up security, increasing police presence and even using drones to monitor crowds expected at May Day rallies.
Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro claimed to have defeated what he called a military coup attempt by the opposition leader, Juan Guaidó.
The death toll in cyclone-hit northern Mozambique has risen to 38, officials say, as aid workers struggle to reach the worst-affected areas.
Successful global efforts to substantially limit greenhouse gas emissions would likely boost GDP growth of poorer countries over the next 30 years,
Indonesia is moving its capital city away from Jakarta, according to the country's planning minister.
The British government is being investigated over its decision to cancel 36,000 student visas due to accusations of cheating on English language tests.
The father and two brothers of the alleged organiser of the Easter Sunday bombings in Sri Lanka, Zahran Hashim, were killed in a security forces operation on Friday, police say.
The situation in northern Mozambique is worse than thought, a UN spokesman says, days after Cyclone Kenneth ravaged the country.
“Fell of the back of a truck” is a friendly euphemism for how stolen goods are occasionally acquired.
Sri Lanka has revised down the death toll from Sunday's blasts by more than 100, to "about 253", the health ministry says.
Former US Vice-President Joe Biden has declared a presidential bid, putting an end to months of speculation.
Sri Lanka has admitted a "major intelligence lapse" before the Easter Sunday bomb attacks which killed 359 people and wounded more than 500.
North Korean leader Kim Jong-un has arrived in the far east of Russia for a summit with President Vladimir Putin.
Hatred of journalists whipped up by populist and authoritarian leaders is degenerating into violence across the world, media watchdog Reporters Without Borders warned Thursday.
A large-scale trial of what has been called the world's first malaria vaccine to give partial protection to children is due to start in Malawi.