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Ahmedabad (India) (AFP) - Thousands of low-caste Dalits formally known as "untouchables" protested in western India on Sunday against an attack on their members by cow protection vigilantes.

Tokyo (AFP) - Tokyo residents voted Sunday for a new governor tasked with preparing for the problem-plagued 2020 Olympics, after financial scandals forced the last two leaders of the sprawling …

New Delhi (AFP) - New Delhi was working Sunday to feed more than 10,000 Indian labourers stranded in the Gulf with no wages after losing their jobs, in what Foreign Minister Sushma Swaraj called a …

Kuwait City (AFP) - The Yemeni government said Sunday it has accepted a UN-proposed peace agreement to end more than a year of armed conflict, but there has been no word from the rebels.

The first cases of the Zika virus not linked to travel have prompted a warning from UK health officials for pregnant women to reconsider travelling there.

Lockhart (United States) (AFP) - Sixteen people were killed when a hot air balloon crashed in a fiery blaze on a rural field in central Texas, authorities told local media, one of the deadliest such …

The Pope has urged apathetic teenagers to get off the couch and make the world a better place, chastising those who think 'happiness is a sofa'.

Manila (AFP) - Mario Dimaculangan shares a toilet with 130 other inmates in one of the Philippines' most overcrowded jails, and conditions are getting worse as police wage an unprecedented war on …

Donald Trump says he's 'made a lot of sacrifices' because he's worked hard in response to criticism from the father of a US soldier killed in Iraq.

An endangered Rothschild giraffe calf has been born in the UK - a 1.52 metre female for proud parents Valentino and Lunar.

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