Opinion polls have put opposition BJP party head Narendra Modi far ahead of the Gandhi-led Congress party.
Nepal has agreed to set up a relief fund for Sherpas who are killed or injured in climbing accidents after Mount Everest's deadliest disaster to date.
Several crew members, including the captain, left a sinking Korean ferry before many of the passengers, say witnesses.
Along with "X-Men" director Bryan Singer, Michael Egan claims two more Hollywood executives were responsible for raping and sexually abusing him.
Syria's governement says a presidential election will take place on June 3, but Western leaders say the vote is a "parody of democracy".
After 13 colleagues died in an avalanche, Nepalese guides and climbers have cancelled Everest expeditions, with anger growing over sherpas' poor pay.
At least two people have been killed in a gunfight near a Ukrainian city, shaking an already fragile international accord to avert a wider conflict.
Reports claim South African climbers are safe after the deadliest ever avalanche on Mount Everest that left at least 13 Nepalese mountain guides dead.
Following reports that masked men were seen handing out tracts demanding Jews register or be expelled, Arseniy Yatsenyuk has called for justice.
At least 13 people have been killed in the deadliest accident on the world's highest mountain.
The unmanned Bluefin21 submarine will search a patch of the Indian Ocean seabed for another week, before the search area for MH370 is expanded.
The arrested captain of a South Korean ferry that capsized three days ago with 476 people on board has defended his decision to delay its evacuation.
A day after an international deal in Geneva to defuse the East-West crisis in Ukraine, pro-Russian separatists vowed not to end their occupation.
The vice-principal of a high school whose pupils were on a capsized South Korean ferry has committed suicide as hopes fade of finding survivors.
Separatists are holding public buildings in Ukraine, saying they need more assurances about security before complying with an international deal.
Bharatiya Janata Party leader Narendra Modi could be India's next prime minister, but he is far from being Mr Clean.
Rio Tinto's Namibian miners are said to be dying of cancers after extracting uranium ore for the British and US military in the 1970s.
A ferry carrying 462 people, mostly high school students, has sank off South Korea's coast, leaving more than 280 people missing.
Ukraine's president has threatened military action after pro-Russian separatists occupying government buildings ignored an ultimatum to leave.