A group of young Chinese feminists staged a protest calling for an end to gender discrimination in employment. They highlighted the issue by going topless and holding up banners.
Education is a sensitive issue in China, where parents value it highly.
Leaders of the Aam Aadmi Party campaigning in Guwahati, in the eastern Indian state of Assam, on Tuesday.
The United States will deliver to Egypt 10 Apache helicopters that were held up last year after President Mohamed Morsi was deposed.
At least two people died on Tuesday after a day of violence in a slum that abuts the Copacabana tourist district of Rio de Janeiro.
The government was ordered to turn over notes on the detention of Abd al-Rahim al-Nashiri, who is accused of orchestrating the deadly bombing of the destroyer Cole in Yemen.
Questions have arisen about the images submitted by Ukraine and cited by the United States as evidence of Moscow0s military intentions.
Zeituni Onyango died April 8.
Militants wearing military uniforms attacked a balloting center in a remote northern area and killed the guards, a senior police official said on Tuesday.
The announcement by India0s Supreme Court that it would hear an appeal of its ruling in December that re-criminalized gay sex is unlikely to lead to a serious reconsideration of the decision.
Internal Affairs Minister Yoshitaka Shindo
Several lawmakers demanded an investigation on Tuesday into allegations of beatings of political prisoners at Evin prison, the official IRNA news agency reported.
A panel of judges that found an American couple guilty in the death of their adopted daughter convicted them on the charge of jeopardizing the child, and not the original charge of murder.
The World Health Organization said on Tuesday that at least 230 suspected or confirmed cases of Ebola had been recorded in Guinea and Liberia.
A temporary morgue in Jindo, set up to identify victims of the sunken ferry Sewol. As of Tuesday night, the death toll had risen to 121, but 181 were still missing.
Last week0s deadly avalanche has prompted Mount Everest0s Sherpas to threaten to cancel the season unless the government shares proceeds from what has become a profitable industry.
The unconfirmed reports of the weapons came as international monitors said that nearly 90 percent of the chemicals in Syria0s arsenal had now been exported.
Children played under a barrier at a checkpoint in Homs, Syria. The government has said that it is on the verge of fully controlling the city.
There is speculation that the North may be preparing to conduct an underground nuclear test and trying to rattle South Korea and the United States before President Obama0s arrival in Seoul on Friday.
The Defense Ministry asked the government to close the country0s largest television news station, whose anchorman was shot on Saturday.
The Vice News reporter Simon Ostrovsky, who has produced a series of vivid dispatches from Ukraine in recent weeks, was detained by pro-Russia separatists in the town of Slovyansk on Tuesday.
Mahmoud Abbas, the president of the Palestinian Authority, said that Israel had deprived him of any real power to govern the West Bank and that he was considering giving it back to Israel.
Relatives of Pavel Pavlenko, who was killed in a shootout on Sunday in Slovyansk, Ukraine, carried the lid of his coffin during a burial ceremony on Tuesday.
The desire for a benevolent despot has taken hold among the elites, a sentiment suggesting that Narendra Modi's timing is good.
A Britannia Coconut Dancers commemorative badge.
The ruling on Tuesday against Aleksei A. Navalny, center, which included a fine of about $8,400, may lead to the reinstatement of a suspended sentence from a previous conviction.
Women rowing a boat filled with weeds after cleaning the Dal Lake on the occasion of Earth Day in Srinagar, Jammu and Kashmir. The day was first observed in the year 1970 at the birth of the modern environmental movement.
Vice President Joseph R. Biden Jr. at a site in Kiev, Ukraine, where people had protested against Viktor F. Yanukovych, the former president. Mr. Biden pledged $50 million in aid on Tuesday.
Afghanistan hailed news of high turnout in the Andar district as a triumph for democracy, but interviews with villagers near polling sites offered a stark contrast to the government narrative.
Erdogan0s foreign policy has been characterized more by idealistic delusions than malicious conspiracies.
The Bluefin-21, an unmanned submersible, was deployed to search the ocean floor for wreckage from Malaysia Airlines Flight 370.
The Portuguese Navy0s fledgling drone program attracted international attention last week because of footage of the failed maiden voyage of a new reconnaissance craft.
Zakia and Mohammad Ali are fleeing threats of arrest and death in Afghanistan as a result of their marriage, which crosses cultural boundaries.
In 1914, the people of the city, left to their own devices, defied a U.S. force sent to teach Mexico some lessons.