Congress general secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra cancelled all her scheduled events in Lucknow and reached the home of the Unnao rape victim yesterday afternoon, where she met the family members of the deceased.
Roughly 1,000 Belarusians joined an unauthorised demonstration yesterday against the prospect of a closer union with Russia.
More than 50 polar bears have gathered on the edge of a village in Russia’s far north, environmentalists and residents said, as weak Arctic ice leaves them unable to roam. The Russian branch of the World Wildlife Fund said climate change was to blame, as unusually warm temperatures
Excavators flanked by Bangladesh riot police are at work demolishing illegal soot-belching brick kilns around the smog-choked capital Dhaka, forcing migrant labourers out of work and back to their villages.
Hong Kong’s new police commissioner said yesterday his force would take a flexible approach to pro-democracy demonstrations as the city gears up for a rally today that is expected to draw a huge crowd.
Out of control bushfires forced residents in eastern Australia to flee their homes yesterday, as other parts of the country braced for a heatwave due next week.
European Commission president Ursula von der Leyen assured Africa of the EU’s strong support during a visit to Ethiopia yesterday, her first trip outside Europe since assuming her post.
Satnam Singh, the first Indian to be drafted into the NBA, has been provisionally suspended by India's anti-doping agency after failing a drugs test last month.