WASHINGTON, Oct 4: President Barack Obama and actor Leonardo DiCaprio teamed up on the White House South Lawn on Monday to sound a call for urgent action to combat climate change.

SRINAGAR, India, Oct 4: Authorities in Indian-controlled Kashmir have banned the publication of a local newspaper, saying that its contents could incite violence in the disputed region.

NEW YORK, Oct 3: Electricity generated by dams and reservoirs may not be so "clean" after all, a new report suggests.

WASHINGTON, Oct 3: A 24-year-old woman in the US has received a ‘terrible shock’ after she discovered that her 68-year-old husband was her grandfather.

STOCKHOLM, Oct 3:  Japanese scientist Yoshinori Ohsumi was awarded this year's Nobel Prize in medicine on Monday for discoveries related to the degrading and recycling of cellular components.

SRINAGAR, India, Oct 3: A gun battle with a group of militants who attacked an Indian army camp in the Indian portion of Kashmir that killed one Indian paramilitary soldier and wounded another has ended early Monday morning, police said.

A pigeon, which most likely came from Pakistan, was taken into custody by border guards after a letter addressed to Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi was found on the bird.

LONDON, Oct 2: U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May said Sunday that Britain would trigger the formal process for leaving the European Union before April, putting to rest weeks of speculation on the timing of the move.

BISHOFTU, Ethiopia, Oct 2: Several people were killed in a stampede near the Ethiopian capital on Sunday after police fired tear gas at protesters during a religious festival, according to an AFP photographer at the scene.

BEIJING, Oct 2: A Chinese man has confessed to killing 19 people in a village in southwestern China after an argument with his parents over money, official media said on Friday.