The Sri Lankan authorities order the deportation of a British tourist because she has a tattoo of the Buddha on her arm.
Facebook's highest-ranked woman says women need to take action to create a more equal world.
A major report into the near collapse of the Co-operative Bank will say poor oversight of the organisation sowed the seeds of its troubles.
Novartis and GlaxoSmithKline (GSK), two of the world's leading drug makers, agree to exchange some assets and combine their consumer healthcare units.
A 26-year-old man is charged with the murder of two-year-old Madison Horne in Kelty, Fife.
The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge are visiting a sacred Aboriginal site as they continue their tour of Australia.
China's Shandong Airlines says it has placed an order for 50 Boeing 737 aircraft, worth $4.6bn (£2.7bn) at list prices.
Activity has increased at North Korea's nuclear test site, South Korea says, ahead of a visit by US President Barack Obama to the region.
Almost 150 Japanese lawmakers visit the controversial Yasukuni Shrine, in a move likely to further sour relations with regional neighbours.
A former judge from the Ministry of Justice is alleged to have installed a camera inside a women's toilet inside a ministry building in Kasumigaseki, people with knowledge of the matter announced on Monday, reports Sports Nippon (Apr. 22). (Tokyo Reporter)
Gordon Brown will say Scottish pensioners are "better protected" while Scotland shares "risks and resources" with the rest of the UK.
The rich history of political slogans in India.
The confirmed death toll from the South Korean ferry that capsized last week passes 100, as divers recover more bodies from the sunken hull.
A restaurant in China has started serving food that's been prepared by robots.
US Vice-President Joe Biden is due to meet Ukraine's new leaders in Kiev as the situation in the east of the country remains volatile.
Memorials Nobel laureate Gabriel Garcia Marquez
India's Supreme Court lifts a ban on iron ore mining in the western state of Goa, but caps extraction at 20m tonnes a year.
A Detroit judge says four men accused over a mob beating of a driver who hit a young child will stand trial for attempted murder.
A public commemoration of Nobel prize-winning author Gabriel Garcia Marquez has taken place in Mexico City.
British journalist stands for election in Estonia