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Topic - India
The Supreme Court in India on Wednesday ruled that a lower court was wrong — gay sexual acts are in fact illegal and a 2009 decision that cleared the way of legal acceptance of homosexuality is now moot.
China's military is planning to counter surveillance by the Pentagon's long-range Global Hawk drone, which currently is deployed on Guam and flying reconnaissance missions aimed at China.
China's greenhouse gas emissions have escalated in the past decade even as U.S. emissions have dropped, and that has fundamentally changed the balance of power in international negotiations over blame for climate change and who bears the most responsibility for trying to stop it.
Stuart Manley of Wales put himself in position for a first European Tour title by shooting a 4-under 66 Saturday to take a one-shot lead into the final round at the Hong Kong Open.
Nico Hulkenberg says he is returning to Formula One team Force India for the 2014 season.
As the chess world gets used to a new champion, the everyday machinery of tournaments and matches is clanking back to life. New Norwegian world titleholder Magnus Carlsen is promising to be an active and visible champion, but is understandably taking a little personal "me time" after his decisive win last month dethroning India's Viswanathan Anand in Chennai, India.
Emperor penguins, and birds in general, fascinate Gavin Francis, the intrepid thirty-something Scottish physician who wrote this book some years after spending 14 months on the British Antarctic Survey (BAS) station known as Halley, 12 miles from the penguins' rookery in Antarctica.
Thanksgiving is a wonderful holiday because it brings families and friends together for the simple purpose of giving thanks and being together.
What next for Magnus the Magnificent? The victory of the young, dynamic Norwegian GM Magnus Carlsen in dethroning world champion Viswanathan Anand in their title match last week has sent an electric thrill through fans of the game worldwide.
President Obama has decided to maintain U.S. military bases and conduct counterterrorism operations in Afghanistan after bringing the longest war in America's history there to an end next year. His decision, though, centered on keeping a substantial residual military force, risks locking the United States in a never-ending, low-intensity war in that lawless, rugged country post-2014, including continued cross-border drone strikes on targets in Pakistan.
In the midst of a great effort to provide relief to the survivors of Typhoon Haiyan, which hit the Philippines two weeks ago, the Humane Society International has made sweeping efforts to administer to the displaced dogs and cats.
Norway's Magnus Carlsen is the new world chess champion, dethroning Indian titleholder Viswanathan Anand with a draw in the 10th game of their scheduled 12-game match in Chennai, India, Friday.
Norwegian challenger Magnus Carlsen is on the brink of becoming his country's first world chess champion following a stunning 28-move victory over Indian champion Viswanthan Anand Thursday in the ninth game of their scheduled 12-round match in Chennai, India.
Workers who were tasked with cleaning out the restroom on a Jet Airways Boeing 737 making a quick stop in India were given one heck of a tip — a stash of gold bars valued at $1.2 million.
After 66 years of bilateral ties, U.S.-Pakistani relations are still based on delusions — and Husain Haqqani is on a campaign to correct the diplomatic self-deceptions.