Shashi Kapoor made his debut as a leading man in the 1961 film ‘Dharmputra’ and went on to appear in more than 116 films during ’70s and until the mid ’80s.
President Joseph Kabila was supposed to step down at the end of his term in 2016. By clinging on to power, he threw the Democratic Republic of Congo into a vicious cycle of deadly conflict.
Tens of thousands of Hondurans marched on Sunday in the biggest protests since last week’s disputed presidential election.
Civil defence workers said at least 17 were killed in the town of Hamoriya in an aerial strike on a marketplace and nearby residential area.
The poll, published in the Mail On Sunday newspaper, found 50% of people supported another vote on the final terms of Britain’s exit deal, 34% rejected another referendum and 16% said they did not know.
Three sitting Australian prime ministers have been ousted by their own parties since 2010, dumped by their colleagues almost as soon as their popularity began to wane.
Trump campaigned last year on a promise to deport large numbers of immigrants and build a wall on the US border with Mexico to help tackle illegal immigration and crime in the United States.
Industrial and Commercial Bank of China and China Construction Bank said in separate statements they were not working on the project after media recently reported that Chinese banks may get involved.
Modi was referring to a letter issued last month by Gandhinagar archbishop Thomas Macwan in which he had appealed to Christians to pray to save the country from “nationalist forces”.
TIGR2ESS, a new, large-scale multi-partner project, aims to define the requirements for a second, more sustainable Green Revolution.
In their projections, published in October 2017, statisticians estimated that by 2041, life expectancy for women would be 86.2 years and 83.4 years for men.
The somewhat cynical rationale seems to be that humanitarian workers will leave if enough pressure is applied, and migrants will stop coming to Calais.
With Afghan forces improving and on the offensive, US commanders have more freedom to attack the Taliban and insurgents no longer threaten any major urban centres.
An international collaboration between universities and industry will further develop carbon capture and storage technology – one of the best hopes for reducing carbon emissions.
The individual mandate is meant to ensure a viable health insurance market by forcing younger and healthier Americans to buy coverage to help offset the cost of sicker patients.
Hundreds have been arrested after the tally from last Sunday’s presidential race stalled without a clear winner. Opposition leaders accused the government of trying to steal the election.
Kanyakumari and Tirunelveli have suffered the worst damage, most of the fishermen who had ventured out to sea have been rescued by the state fisheries department and the coast guard.
China’s Communist Party has tightened cyber regulation in the past year, formalising new rules that require firms to store data locally and censor tools that allow users to subvert the Great Firewall.
Saeed, who was under house arrest since January this year, walked free on November 24 after the Pakistan government decided against detaining him further in any other case.
In rural Indonesia, a pioneering clinic is showing how the health of people and forests could and should be intertwined.
On November 12, a 7.3 magnitude quake killed some 500 and injured 7,000 along the Iran-Iraq border. This Kurdish area has also been crushed by war and, after a recent separatist vote, militarily attacked.
Hernando Colón’s bibliomania took him back and forth across Europe for three decades.
Parekh is currently an executive at consultancy firm Capgemini.
Republicans and President Donald Trump are a big step closer to their goal of slashing taxes for businesses and the rich while offering everyday Americans a mixed bag of changes.
‘Volcano forensics’ involves a mixture of modern day monitoring and analysis of past eruptions. Geologists use volcanic rocks as a kind of time capsule to assess what happened previously.
Some African countries present a facade of democracy. The absence of substantive democracy is contributing to instability on the continent.
Even if an artist’s work is deeply embedded in fantasies and dreamscapes, fragments from their contemporaneous, real life will find their way into their work, just as they will into their fantasies and dreams.
Rodrigo Duterte’s ‘war on drugs’ is estimated to have led to more than 13,000 killings. Artists – both in the Philippines and beyond – are helping communities work through their trauma.
As of the next legislative elections in 2019, all the lists of candidates for Congress must necessarily alternate male and female candidates.
Top economic adviser Gary Cohn, whose relationship with Trump became tense earlier this year, has considered leaving once the Republican effort to overhaul the US tax system is completed in Congress.
An Israeli man was stabbed to death in the southern Israeli city of Arad and an Israeli settler shot and killed a Palestinian man in the West Bank on Thursday.
Morales, a former coca farmer in power since 2006, had previously accepted the results of a referendum in 2016, when 51% of voters rejected his proposal to end term limits.
Rains accompanied by gusty winds lashed southern districts including Kanyakumari, Tirunelveli and Tuticorin from late Wednesday night as the depression in the Bay of Bengal intensified into a cyclone on Thursday.
In a legal notice sent to Prime Minister Narendra Modi last year, Nissan sought payment of incentives due from the Tamil Nadu government as part of a 2008 agreement.
Young parties are bringing new life to Chile’s stale politics, finally ending the post-Pinochet period. As the presidential runoff approaches in December, the race for the presidency is now wide open.
According to the UN, about a third of the world’s 47 least developed countries, described as the poorest of the world’s poor, are threatened by global warming and sea-level rise.
Centuries ago, Jerusalem’s Muslim families were entrusted with the duty of opening and closing the church doors, a task they perform to this day.
The convergence of real-life and online activism can help victims of sexual and gender-based violence find creative approaches to telling their stories, including through writing, poetry, dance and music.
Reports this month of white Libyan slave traders selling black African migrants at markets in Libya have drawn worldwide horror and condemnation.
Three days after polling stations closed in Honduras’ presidential election, there was the growing international concern with no clear winner and both men claiming victory, despite nearly a fifth of ballots remaining uncounted.