The three men who drugged, gang-raped and murdered an eight-year-old Muslim girl Asifa Bano in India, sparking nationwide condemnation and new laws, have been sentenced to life in prison.
The first aerial search for the eight missing climbers spotted their tents, but no sign of human presence.
Nusrat Jahan Rafi, 19, was lured onto the roof of her Islamic school in Bangladesh and told to withdraw her complaint. When she refused, she was doused with kerosene and set on fire on April 6, days after filing a complaint about the actions of the school’s headmaster.
The right-wing Bharatiya Janata Party of Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has won its second consecutive Indian election by a large margin.
Malaysia’s environment minister says the country is sending back contaminated, non-recyclable plastic imports.
Indonesian president Joko Widodo was declared on Tuesday to have won 55.5 per cent of the vote; Prabowo Subianto and his supporters continue to reject the result.
Google’s ban on Huawei has markets worried about how a US-China trade war could change the global economy.
A US government decision to cut Huawei out of 5G networks is entangled with broader concerns about US leadership in trade and technology.
In the US, the Nasdaq and the S&P both closed down 0.5% after having tumbled earlier. The Dow Jones finished down 0.3%, having lost almost 1.8% earlier in the day.
The OECD Economic Outlook, a twice-yearly forecast of megatrends by The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), has signalled major disruptions to the job market in the immediate future thanks to automation.