Social media users in Saudi Arabia were in uproar on Wednesday after the circulation of a horrific video showing a father brutally beating his newborn daughter.
China is in the third year of a "war on pollution" aimed at containing the damage done to its air, soil and water after decades of rapid economic growth.
SYDNEY A New Zealand man and his six-year old daughter missing at sea for more than a month have landed in Australia after sailing their small, damaged yacht across the treacherous 2,000 km (1,241.7 miles) Tasman Sea.
A rise in global income inequality that helped spur the Brexit vote and Donald Trump’s election victory is expected to shape world developments over the next decade, according to the World Economic Forum (WEF).
Now, for the first time, researchers say they have quantified the non-genetic aspects of race and identify for individuals of the same ethnic group. 
China will not sit quietly if India boosts military ties with Vietnam to counter Beijing, a Chinese newspaper warned on Wednesday.
Philippine President Benigno Aquino III last month signed the Responsible Parenthood and Reproductive Health Act of 2012.
Italian confectionery firm Ferrero has taken a public stand in defense of an ingredient that some other food companies in the country are boycotting.
Russia has launched a fresh attack on Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson, accusing him of trying to start a new Cold War by driving a wedge between Russia and America.
For the second time in as many years, security researchers have determined that hackers have caused a power outage in Ukraine that left customers without electricity in late December, typically one of the coldest months in that country.