Police in the Indian capital, Delhi, arrest the parents of a woman who they say was killed for marrying against her family's wishes.
Privacy watchdogs are warning the public about a Russian website that provides links to breached baby monitors, webcams and CCTV feeds.
Expressions of hope through art by refugee children in Iraq
A man stabs seven people to death at a hospital in north-eastern China - the latest in a series of knife attacks in the country.
The head of the operator of the South Korean Sewol ferry that sank in April killing more than 300 people is sentenced to 10 years in jail.
The worldwide cost of obesity is about the same as smoking or armed conflict and greater than both alcoholism and climate change, research suggests.
Arsenal agree a deal for Chelsea goalkeeper Petr Cech, Man Utd plan record bid, Chelsea want Tyrone Mings from Ipswich, plus more.
Asian shares were mixed on Thursday after trade data from the world's third largest economy, Japan, showed that global demand was picking up.
Toronto Zoo cameras catch a giant panda sliding down a hill and playing in the snow.
Representatives from the world's richest countries are meeting in Berlin to pledge money to smooth the way for a global climate change deal.
A three-year-old girl is fighting for her life in Afghanistan after being brutally raped.
Artist David Hockney says that he "works all the time" and is "still discovering things" at the age of 77.
Relations between the Church and State have always been a thorny issue in Italian politics - and they have not got any easier during the economic slowdown.
Richie McCaw captains New Zealand for the 100th time, but star fly-half Dan Carter misses out against Wales on Saturday.
Jimmy Ruffin, the Motown performer who scored his biggest hit with 1966's What Becomes of the Broken Hearted, dies in Las Vegas at the age of 78.
Activity in some of China's factories and workshops hits a six month low in November, a fresh survey shows.
Tech giant Yahoo will now replace market leader Google as the default search engine on Firefox's internet browsers in the US.
A Canadian family is facing a bill of almost $1m (£638,000) from an American hospital, because their daughter was born prematurely while they were on holiday in Hawaii.
Chemicals giant Ineos is to announce plans to invest up to $1bn (£640m) in shale gas exploration and production in the UK, the BBC understands.
North Korea threatens to conduct a nuclear test in response to a United Nations move towards a probe into the country's human rights violations.