A British mountaineer's interview with the BBC on his smartphone from the top of Mount Everest has stirred controversy with the Nepalese government calling the broadcast "illegal", officials said on Monday.
The owners of a New Zealand guesthouse who refused to let a lesbian couple share a bed are standing firm despite threats.
A man climbed onto a ledge on the dome of St Peter's Basilica on Monday and unfurled a banner protesting against a "political horror show", an apparent reference to Italy's embattled coalition struggling with recession and high unemployment.
The police officer who accidentally killed a Long Island college student along with an armed intruder faced the most harrowing decision of a law enforcement career: choosing the split-second moment when the risk is so high that you must act to save a life, says an expert in the field.
The vast majority of Indians are worried about China's rise and consider it a security threat, an opinion poll has revealed, with the results exposing a serious trust deficit between the Asian giants.
India's Prime Minister Manmohan Singh told visiting Chinese President Li Keqiang on Sunday a recent military standoff in the Himalayas could affect relations between the two countries as they looked to boost bilateral trade.
Demand for internet security experts is dramatically overwhelming supply, write Sandrine Rastello and Jeanna Smialek.
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A university student being held at gunpoint by a masked intruder has been accidentally shot and killed by a New York police officer responding to the attack.
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