The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday allowed President Donald Trump's restrictions on transgender military service to take effect pending the outcome of litigation on the sensitive issue.Full Story
Lebanese director Nadine Labaki's film 'Capernaum' was on Tuesday selected among four nominees for the best foreign language film Oscar, which will be handed out on February 24 in Hollywood.
Below is the list of nominees:Full Story
At a gated community for Chinese senior citizens, retired military personnel, film-makers and top university professors settle into a new routine: ballet lessons, weightlifting and catered dining.Full Story
Thousands of protesters have marched in Australia calling for an end to violence against women, days after the murder of an Israeli student in Melbourne.Full Story
The first woman to coach a men's team in one of Germany's top five leagues is tackling sexism by sarcastically suggesting her selections are based on penis lengths.Full Story
Sudanese protester Aseel Abdo said she had to leave her family home after being threatened with arrest for joining demonstrations against President Omar al-Bashir that have rocked the country.Full Story
A meeting next month on the protection of children should give world bishops concrete guidelines for preventing and reporting abuse, the Vatican said on Wednesday.Full Story
When a man took a picture under her skirt with impunity, it was the final straw for Gina Martin -- whose campaign has produced a change in British law.
Her experience put Martin on the frontline in a fight to make the practice of so-called "upskirting" illegal, one that has seen her face lawmaker resistance and even online resistance.Full Story
More than 20 million Hindu pilgrims ritually bathed in India's holy rivers on the opening day of the Kumbh Mela, a gigantic festival billed as the world's largest human gathering.Full Story
Indian devotees led decked-up cows over burning hay to celebrate the Hindu harvest festival in a ritual seeking good fortune and protection from harm.
The Makar Sankaranti festival marks the advent of spring and is celebrated by kite-flying and other regional festivities in the month of January.Full Story