New Delhi: Furnishings company Ikea India has announced a new parental leave policy in which all employees, including men, will be entitled to six months of parental paid leave from this month.
The US has made a formal apology to Britain after the White House accused GCHQ of helping Barack Obama spy on Donald Trump in the White House.
The Japanese government held its first-ever drill Friday to protect citizens in case a ballistic missile is launched toward Japan.
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Syria said it launched anti-aircraft missiles against Israeli warplanes in Israeli-controlled territory early on Friday, following a series of Israeli airstrikes inside Syria — a rare military exchange between the two hostile Mideast neighbors that was confirmed by both countries.
More than 1,100 complaints of child sexual abuse have been made against the Anglican Church of Australia, a royal commission inquiry has heard.
A mysterious pyramid-shaped tomb has been uncovered by archaeologists under a construction site in China.
An Oklahoma Republican state senator who campaigned as a champion of family values was booked on felony prostitution charges on Thursday after police found him in a motel room with a teenage boy and drugs, court documents showed.
A war is brewing in the world’s largest democracy as global food and beverage giants see one of their most integral target markets slipping away in light of new proposed regulation.
TOKYO — The Trump administration made a clear break Thursday with diplomatic efforts to talk North Korea out of a nuclear confrontation, bringing the United States and its Asian allies closer to a military response than at any point in more than a decade.
Popular social networking website Facebook will send a delegation to Pakistan for investigating content which the government considers to be blasphemous, a spokesperson from the Ministry of Interior said.
Military officials have confirmed to Airwars that a strike in rural Aleppo which reportedly left dozens dead in and around a mosque was carried out by US aircraft.
Two South Korean nationals have also been detained, the law enforcement office said.
Major chocolate makers, including Ferrero, Nestle and Mars, agreed Thursday a landmark initiative to tackle deforestation in top cocoa producers Ivory Coast and Ghana -- a move hailed by Prince Charles.
BEIRUT, Lebanon (AP) — A report published by the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia that concludes that Israel has established an "apartheid regime" drew swift criticism from the U.N. and Israeli officials on Wednesday.
The findings are the result of a cooperative international research program led by NASA and involving agencies from Germany and Canada, and are detailed in a study published in the journal Nature.
Pakistan has asked Facebook and Twitter to help identify users in violation of its strict blasphemy laws.
The UK government is to reject calls for a Scottish independence referendum before Brexit after Theresa May said "now is not the time".