Monsoon delayed, heatwave persists as temperature hover around 50°C

India continues to reel under extreme heat conditions and with a temperature of 48°C, capital Delhi set a new record on Monday. Read Article

Man in India becomes 'appa', father, to 45 HIV-positive children

A man in India's southern Chennai city has adopted more than 45 HIV- positive children, who were abandoned by their families. Solomon Raj juggles… Read Article

School in Assam demands waste plastic as 'fees'

One school in northeast India has taken a novel approach to address the scourge of plastic waste by making its collection a condition of free… Read Article

#KuToo no more! Japanese women take a stand against high heels

For 26-year-old Yui Mori, who works as a manufacturing employee, wearing high heels is too painful for her feet and would rather wear comfortable… Read Article

Boy filmed studying under street light to get a home built by a businessman

A Peruvian boy's determination to study despite all odds has captured the attention of a Bahrain businessman who has become a philanthropist for… Read Article

Jerusalem veil exhibition uncovers similarities between faiths

An exhibition in Jerusalem brings in a sign of resemblance, showing how women from the three monotheistic religions wear similarly modest dresses. It… Read Article

Can a robot's work be considered art? A Hong Kong artist has the answer

Hong Kong-based artist Victor Wong has made a robot AI Gemini which is programmed to create its own unique paintings. Read Article

Despair over jobs as Jet Airways grounded

Thousands of employees have been stung by the rapid unravelling of Jet Airways, which, saddled with more than $1.2 billion in bank debt, grounded all… Read Article

Hungry Venezuelans rummage for food in Brazil landfill

Tens of thousands of migrants have fled the political and economic upheaval in Venezuela through Pacaraima, the only road crossing to Brazil,… Read Article

An inside look into the apartment Miss Universe and Miss USA share in New York City

You may have seen them compete and win their titles, but there is a lot more to the story once they walk away with the crown. For Miss USA, Sara Rose… Read Article

Catching cranes -- a hobby and livelihood for Afghan hunter

Spring is the season of cranes, which the hunters try to catch alive in snares, using a specially trained tethered bird whose cries attract passing… Read Article

Ronaldo look-alike enjoys celebrity stature in northern Iraq

Abdullah hopes to meet Ronaldo, who plays thousands of miles away in Italy's Serie A. Read Article

Discarded lobster shells present plastic alternative

A London-based startup is developing a method to transform lobster shells into a paper-like material which can be used as an alternative to plastic. Read Article

Riff Raff the South African elephant dodges death sentence

Riff Raff the South African elephant who had faced a possible death sentence for knocking down fences and trampling on farmland has secured a… Read Article

Dinosaurs on the loose! First look at the touring Jurassic World Live show

Beginning in the fall, "Jurassic World" fans will get a chance to immerse themselves in the wonder of the dino experience with the touring show, "… Read Article