According to local police in the city of Unnao in Uttar Pradesh, five men dragged a 23-year-old woman into a field as she was about to enter a railway station, dousing her in oil and lighting her on fire.
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - The confederation of environmental groups Ecologists in Action, organisers of a Climate March in Madrid, claimed that more than 500,000 people had joined the rally on Friday, while Spanish police reported only 15,000 participants.
US President Donald Trump is reportedly known for his tendency to arbitrarily reform, cancel or roll back rules and regulations that were previously painstakingly detailed by presidential predecessors and even his own staff.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Friday visited a Holocaust memorial in the former Nazi-run Auschwitz-Birkenau death camp in Poland for the first time in her 14 years as the nation's leader. Merkel is now the third German chancellor in history to visit the camp.
The New York Police Department has begun an investigation following an incident at the Bon Appetit Specialty Food Store in which a razor blade was allegedly discovered concealed in food. The officer, who has not been identified, was taken to a local hospital, according to reports, where he received medical treatment and was released.
A recently released commercial for the Peloton stationary bike, which earlier went instantly viral, has sparked more controversy. Netizens and various commentators have mocked the message of the advertisement -"The Gift That Gives Back" - and slammed the video as sexist.
Despite the resignation of Prime Minister Adil Abd al-Mahdi last week, clashes between Iraqi demonstrators and counter-protesters with questionable affiliations have continued, prompting a response from the country’s top Shiite cleric.
At least two B-52 Stratofortress strategic bombers believed to have taken off from the US’ Andersen Air Force Base in Guam flew over parts of the East China Sea Thursday, according to Taiwanese newspapers.