Alicia Vikander, who plays Lara Croft in the new Tomb Raider, says women's circumstances are improving in film.
Farida Rustamova is the third journalist to accuse Duma deputy Leonid Slutsky of sexual harassment.
The historic maritime treaty is an economic boon for East Timor, and ends a decade-long dispute.
Sourav Ganguly's memoir is not as explosive as his captaincy but has enough to satisfy fans.
A takeover of the film business has failed after a higher level of debt was reportedly discovered.
The State Department says Kim Jong-nam was killed with the nerve agent under Pyongyang's orders.
Monika was minutes away from becoming one of India's many child brides when she sabotaged her parents' plans.
'If children can't come to school, then the school should come to them." Lessons delivered by taxi, truck and boat.
How Zimbabwe's Courteney Boot Company became one of the world's most exclusive footwear firms.
Washington, DC has the highest rate of homelessness in the US. The city's remedy is under scrutiny.
Francisco Cantú talks about working at the US border and what stays with him from the experience.
The company claims features from its Messenger app have been used in WhatsApp and Instagram.
The 50-year-old, who moved to Toronto in 1993 as a Kurdish refugee, gave money to suicide bombers.
"Einstein was very interested in meeting her. [But] Ms Piccini was too shy to meet."
The US president’s top economic adviser Gary Cohn is leaving office, the White House says.
"Trade wars aren't so bad," says Mr Trump, adding that tariffs will be imposed in a "loving way".
The former first lady met Parker after a photo of the toddler mesmerised by the painting went viral.
The US secretary of state launches a stinging attack ahead of his six-nation tour of Africa.
The US president says he sees possible progress on the thorny issue, but warns of a "false hope".
Opposition parties hope to change the law so pregnancies of up to 14 weeks can be terminated.
Abu Mohammed lost his son in an air strike in Eastern Ghouta last February. For 10 days he has been digging the rubble of his destroyed house searching for his son's body.
A Governor's Ball guest stole Frances McDormand's Oscar and posted a video on social media.
Relatives of passengers say the monument to the missing plane, to be built in Australia this year, is premature.
A look at how dictators who do not want to give up the job manage to hang on to power.
The Al Hindi family were hit by a mortar when on a school run in Damascus.
A five-year-old girl was dangling from a ski lift in California when a crowd rushed to her rescue.
They are accused of holding "illegal" secret meetings to decide how to defy the closure of churches.
A flashing, howling robot that protects crops from wild animals is going into mass production.
Divers discover the remains of the USS Lexington, which went down 76 years ago off Australia.
Russian military plane crashes in Syria killing 26 passengers and six crew members, defence ministry says.
A local government shake-up gave locals the chance to vote for a new flag and coat of arms.
The US President falls 222 places on the annual rich list, which is topped by Amazon boss Jeff Bezos.
We're told that populism is on the rise - but what exactly does that mean?
Rich Horner filmed himself swimming through rubbish off the island of Nusa Penida near Bali.
An adult who has sex with someone younger than that will be charged with rape.
Sudan, whose future was "not looking bright", rallies slightly as his carers treat his wounds.
They voted to raise the legal age to buy rifles from 18 to 21, and rejected a plan to arm teachers.
A couple hiking in Hong Kong called the police - but are likely to have seen a leopard cat instead.
The authorities are trying to stop the spread of violent clashes between Buddhists and Muslims.
Medics say they are treating people with breathing difficulties, as Russia offers rebels a way out.
Self-styled laird refuses to take part in national count as minorities claim New Zealand census is flawed.
A family found the message, which is more than 130 years old, while picking up rubbish on a beach.
The company admitted last year that it had fabricated data on the quality of some products.
A UN envoy says Myanmar's "campaign of terror and forced starvation" continues to create refugees.
Emma Watson has revealed her grammatically incorrect Time's Up tattoo is only temporary.
Ahn Hee-jung, once seen as a possible future president, said he was guilty of "foolish behaviour".
The luxury hotel's owner wins a court battle to oust the Trump Organization as managers.
The UN children's agency estimates 25 million child marriages have been prevented in the past decade.
Khan has requested his fans not to speculate as he would share more after a conclusive diagnosis.
The US aircraft carrier was attacked during the Battle of the Coral Sea, killing 216 men.
Less a messaging app, more an indispensible part of life in China and it's likely to keep growing.
Zun Lee was raised in Germany by Korean parents - but as an adult he discovered his real father was a black American.
Kim Jong-un tells envoys from the South he wants "a new history" of reunification, state media says.
A report has said the south Indian city is likely to run out of water - but is this really the case?
Delegates are meeting in Beijing to discuss whether the two-term limit should be abolished.
A breakthrough in materials technology could see fast-charging supercapacitors rival lithium-ion batteries.
Civilians are caught up in the battle between Turkey and a Kurdish group seen as allies by the US.
100 years ago, women's football was popular and profitable. Then the Football Association banned it
He's just like any other teenager, except that he's already charted his path to the White House.
Footage shows the UN inside Eastern Ghouta - before shelling forced the mission to be cut short.
Gilson Sly is a very proud father. His daughter Maisie stars in the Oscar winning film The Silent Child.
However it was still expected to be most-watched non-sporting US television event of 2018.
Two people fell ill on a park bench in Salisbury, now a 'major incident' has been declared by police.
Sam Nunberg also suggests the special counsel's team believes they have something on Mr Trump.
The 200-year-old tree was planted by the founding father at his Virginia estate, an official says.
A man is arrested for grand theft for taking Frances McDormand's best actress Oscar.
A UAE-linked businessman urged President Trump to fire his top diplomat, leaked emails reveal.
Germany's equality czar wants a gender-neutral version, but the chancellor sees no need for change.
Talks about updating the free trade agreement are under way, but changes are not likely to be quick.
Heavy snow covered ropes and damaged camps, forcing the expedition leader to cancel the climb.
Sierra Leone votes for a new president on 7 March, but what are the challenges the new leader will face?
Once political outsiders, a Eurosceptic movement and an anti-immigrant party are now the mainstream.
The language is a mix of Hindi and English and is widely spoken across India.
Prosecutors have opened an investigation into the death of Fiorentina captain and Italy international Davide Astori.
Mexican director Guillermo del Toro's film The Shape of Water led the Oscars with four awards.
The value of persistence, the importance of representation - and the existence of hot dog cannons.
South Africa says polony and other meats may not be safe, after a food poisoning outbreak kills 180.
Police in Iceland arrest 11 people suspected of stealing more than 600 computers used to mine crypto-currencies.
The chancellor says "people expect something to happen now" after months of political deadlock.
The 22-year-old impressed coaches with his strength and speed at event which showcases young talent
Halden Prison in Norway is often called the world's most humane prison.
This will be the first humanitarian aid to reach the besieged region of the Eastern Ghouta in weeks.
An explainer after Frances McDormand's call to action at the Oscars left many of us baffled.
Europe has a draft list of US goods it could tax should Trump go ahead and tax steel imports.
Nearly a fifth of European beetles that live in old and hollowed wood are at risk of extinction.
Forty-six UN trucks prepare to go into the rebel-held Eastern Ghouta, despite deadly airstrikes.
Frances McDormand acknowledging female nominees was among the key moments from this year's ceremony.
Organisers are now offering refunds after being criticised on social media.
Forget leading actor and actress, here are some alternative award categories that deserve a mention.
Singer Joss Stone asks woman from Bristol to collect musical instruments for refugees in Djibouti.
As always fashion and the Oscars go hand in hand... Here's the outfits trending on social media.
The Shape of Water takes the Oscars glory as best actress Frances McDormand salutes female talent.
It's not clear if the delegation, which includes two ministerial envoys, will meet Kim Jong-un.
The USS Carl Vinson looks impressive off Vietnam, but it is not clear what it can do to restrain China.
Jimmy Kimmel puts the boot into Harvey Weinstein in his opening monologue.
The figure was announced at the annual meeting of parliament, which will also cement Xi Jinping's rule.
See the stars as they walked the red carpet for the 2018 Oscars ceremony in Los Angeles.
The Vatican treasurer, who denies any wrongdoing, returns for a court hearing in Melbourne.
The visit represents the largest US military presence in Vietnam since the end of the war in 1975.
Shepherd Bushiri is known around Africa for his "miracles" - including appearing to walk on air.