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A new film challenging Bollywood's popular misogynistic tropes including stalking and rape threats as romantic moves is making waves, writes Sudha G Tilak.
Hundreds of Malaysians have banded together to help an elderly cancer-stricken soft toy seller, whose story went viral on Facebook.
In one of South America's most high-profile transgender families, the father has just given birth.
The Syrian government announces a fresh offensive against rebel-held eastern Aleppo following the collapse of a week-long ceasefire.
Bosnia's biggest foreign investment by a Dubai-based property developer is causing some unease amongst locals. But the country needs all the help it can get.
A British man who lived in the Swiss Alps as a goat for three days wins one of this year's Ig Nobel prizes.
Up to a billion people in Africa derive their main income from farming, but many get embroiled in disputes over whether they really own their land. Can tech help?
Security expert Troy Hunt discusses the scale of the Yahoo breach and what steps its users should take to protect their data.
Orla Guerin spoke to migrants who survived their boat capsizing off the coast of Egypt.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu invites Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas to address Israel's parliament during a speech at the UN.
A Pennsylvania man survives a horrific car crash that killed his girlfriend by crawling to the road three days after the accident.
Fernando Machado and Diane Rodriguez are new parents, but being transgender in Ecuador is not easy.
Rebel-held areas of the northern Syrian city of Aleppo saw the heaviest air strikes in months overnight, activists say, with entire streets set ablaze.
Four rare white lion cubs have been born in a zoo in Poland.
Unverified footage purports to show warplanes attacking the town of Kafr Dael in Aleppo, Syria.
A North Carolina police chief says video of a fatal police shooting does not provide "definitive" evidence the black man who died was pointing a gun.
Scientists bring singing fish into their lab to work out the biological secret of an aquatic creature that hums at night.
Russian President Vladimir Putin appoints long-standing ally Sergei Naryshkin as head of foreign intelligence services.
A three-year-old boy manages to survive alone for 72 hours in a forest in a remote area of Siberia renowned for its wolves and bears.
Hundreds of people could have drowned after a boat carrying migrants capsized off the Egyptian coast, survivors have told the BBC.