By forcing companies to publicly air salary discrepancies between men and women, Britain hopes to narrow the pay gap.
Scientists have been developing a technique to count animals that is usually used to map stars.
Donald Trump is planning to send National Guard troops to the southwest US border to combat illegal Mexican immigration.
President Rodrigo Duterte says that inadequate sewage treatment on the island, a tourism hot spot, had turned its beaches into a “cesspool.”
Facebook has said more users may have been affected by the Cambridge Analytica data leak than previously thought.
Russia has lost a bid to be included in the international chemical watchdog's investigation into the Salisbury nerve agent attack.
The social network says that one million of the people affected are thought to be UK-based.
The charitable group in Essen, which had set off a debate about refugees and poverty, said it would now give priority to older people and families with young children, regardless of nationality.
Many survivors of the blaze are still in temporary housing and say the options on offer for new housing do not take their needs into account.
Police say suspect Nasim Aghdam was the legal owner of the semi-automatic handgun she used.
A woman sues a fertility doctor after a genealogy website test result showed him to be her father.
A proposal for a new inquiry into the Salisbury poisoning fails at the chemical weapons watchdog.
Claims from the father of the YouTube shooting suspect that he warned police about her are being disputed by officers in California.
The new right-wing government's proposal will affect girls in nursery and primary schools.
The prime minister has revealed plans for sweeping reforms of the country's institutions.
A Malaysian university has come under fire for holding a contest to "convert" gay students.
President Donald Trump declared last week that the US would "be coming out of Syria very soon".
A jury in the US finds Gonzalo Sánchez de Lozada responsible for the 2003 killings of protesters.
The decision came a day after Mr. Trump made plain his eagerness to pull American troops out of Syria, arguing that the battle against ISIS was essentially over.
Events around the US commemorate the 50th anniversary of the assassination of the civil rights champion.
The UK's V&A museum offers to return on loan treasures seized 150 years ago during a military battle.
They were patrolling off the South Australian coast when they noticed something behind them.
A Danish inventor accused of murdering a journalist on his homemade submarine had dozens of images of hanged girls on his laptop, a court has heard.
Eight times a day a remarkable scene unfolds in Maeklong Market near Bangkok.
The field contains up to 80 billion barrels of oil, dwarfing the Gulf kingdom's current reserves.
Li Wenzu is walking 100km to try to break 1,000 days of silence since China detained the lawyer.
Out of all the different ways to settle a divorce, auctioning hundreds of belongings has to be among the strangest.
Uzbekistan adores its late dictator, Islam Karimov, but is trying hard to forget his daughter, Gulnara, who was once the country’s most famous person.
The 21st Commonwealth Games officially get under way on the Gold Coast after a spectacular opening ceremony.
Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg is to testify before the US House Commerce Committee regarding protection of user data.
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