The Crazy Rich Asians star is the first Asian woman in decades to be tipped for best actress.
Canada's PM gives his first response after the arrest of a Chinese executive that angered Beijing.
And Indian man was imprisoned for satirical tweets about erotic sculptures in a temple in Orissa state.
David Earl Miller argued that lethal injection would lead to a prolonged and painful death.
The music producer talks about working with everyone from Britney Spears to Eminem, and how his Middle Eastern background influences his work.
For the first time, a majority of UN member countries voted to condemn Hamas, but under General Assembly procedures, the measure failed to be officially approved.
Does Opec still control the price of oil in today's global market?
The civil war has lasted for nearly four years and caused a humanitarian disaster.
Jessica Hayes is one of more than 4,000 Catholic women around the world living in voluntary and perpetual chastity.
Shaparak Shajarizadeh is in exile after breaking Iranian law by removing her hijab.
Chieko Asakawa, blind since 14, develops groundbreaking technology for the visually impaired.
With the 2019 Women's World Cup draw on Saturday, we look back at the groundbreaking unofficial 1971 event in Mexico.
Lance Armstrong says an early investment in Uber has "saved" his family after paying out $111m (£86.8m) in legal fees and settlements.
An American Catholic priest has been arrested in the Philippines -- and charged in US federal court -- on suspicion of sexually abusing boys in the Southeast Asian country where he's lived for decades, authorities in both nations announced.
Wall Street stabilises after London and other major European stock markets fall more than 3%.
The administration plans to open protected lands for drilling and lift curbs on carbon emissions.
"Bullying is unacceptable," says the father, driving behind his 10-year-old as she trudges to school.
Despite a major reversal on fuel taxes, more "yellow vest" protests are planned for Saturday.
If the British government guarantees that Julian Assange will not be extradited to a third country where he could face the death penalty, Assange should hand himself in to the authorities, Ecuadorian President Lenin Moreno said.