Mallika Sherawat "punched in the face and sprayed with tear gas" in an attempted robbery while with her partner at her apartment block.
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is confident of building trust with Donald Trump after a 90-minute meeting in New York.
His wallet and flip flops were grim reminders of 23-year-old Colin Nathaniel Scott's fate in a 100-degree hot spring.
President-elect Donald Trump has a lot of hiring to do to make up his new administration, writes Kirsty Major.
Google distributes 24 million euros in grants to 124 projects in 25 European countries as part of their Digital News Initiative.
Britain's Prince William urged a united global effort against illegal wildlife trafficking at the opening of a conservationist conference.
A Siamese fighting fish with the colours of the Thai national flag has been bought for 53 500 baht at an online auction.
About 20 000 people protested both for and against a bill that could make Taiwan the first place in Asia to legalise same-sex marriage.
Bob Dylan will not attend the ceremony to accept his literature prize next month because he has "other commitments".
San Francisco teachers have been offered a lesson plan that calls President-elect Donald Trump a racist, sexist man.
A British tourist has been charged with illegal "extra-marital sex" in Dubai after telling police she had been gang-raped.
Hundreds of survivors stranded by an earthquake that struck central New Zealand three days ago have reached Christchurch.
Key arrangements for Donald Trump's first meeting with a foreign leader - Japan's Shinzo Abe - have yet to be finalised.
Barack Obama picks key figures in entrepreneurship, philanthropy and entertainment to receive the 2016 Presidential Medal of Freedom.
Four people have died in a fire in a movie theatre at a popular seaside mall in Lima.
A Pennsylvania woman has been jailed after she killed her toddler and sent a video of the boy's lifeless body to his father.