Shrinking water resources across the world will mean that its supply may resemble the market for oil and minerals, according to water experts at the University of Leicester.
A Chinese man in his thirties who wants to adopt a well-educated woman to be his mother is offering $162,000 to the right candidate. The applicants should be at least 57 years old, well-educated, with no history of drug use.
Police on Monday included 'terrorism andblasphemy' charges in the FIR registered against Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, his brother Shahbaz and senior officials for their alleged role in the killing of 14 supporters of fiery cleric Tahirul Qadri.
Moscow and Kiev representatives will meet in Minsk Monday after Russian President Vladimir Putin raised the stakes in the Ukraine conflict by calling for statehood to be discussed for the restive east of the former Soviet state.
The wooden toilet seat was discovered in the deep pre-hadrianic trenches at the Roman fort of Vindolanda, which was a key military post on the northern frontier of Britain before the building of Hadrian's Wall.
Some of the leading imams in the UK have issued a fatwa against British Muslims travelling to war zones like Syria and Iraq to join "oppressive and tyrannical" Islamic State.
Amidst differences between ruling coalition partners on ways to deal with the ISIS challenge, six British Muslim scholars have issued a 'fatwa' opposing the group's 'poisonous ideology' and prohibiting the youth from joining it in Iraq and Syria.
Special prayers offered by devotees at Pashupatinath Temple have witnessed a remarkable increase since Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s visit earlier this month.
At least 37 children have been killed in government air strikes and shelling across Syria in the last 36 hours, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights monitoring group said on Sunday.
Lesotho's deputy PM, Mothetjoa Metsing, is in charge of government in the absence of the premier, a government minister said on Sunday, a day after PM Thomas Thabane accused the military of staging a coup.
China on Sunday ruled out open nominations for electing Hong Kong’s leader in the first direct election slated for 2017. Instead, authorities announced that candidates fighting the election will be selected through a nomination committee, which will be a 'broadly representative' one.
Russian President Vladimir Putin called on Sunday for immediate talks on 'statehood' for southern and eastern Ukraine, although his spokesman said this did not mean Moscow now endorsed rebel calls for independence for territory they have seized.
The mayor of Amerli and army officers said troops backed by militias defeated fighters from the Islamic State (IS) to the east of the town. Fighting continued to the north of Amerli.