A member of India’s Hindu nationalist ruling party has offered a 100 million rupee ($1.5 million) reward to anyone who beheads the lead actress and the director of the yet-to-be released Bollywood film "Padmavati" over its alleged handling of the relationship between a Hindu queen and a Muslim ruler.
Conservative billionaire Sebastian Pinera will face center-left Senator Alejandro Guillier in a runoff for Chile's presidency next month, after a first round vote on Nov. 19 that Pinera won, but with fewer votes than expected.
A multinational armada of aircraft and vessels battled high winds and raging seas on Nov. 19 as they intensified their search for a missing Argentine submarine, after apparent attempted distress calls raised hopes the 44 crew members may still be alive.
Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir, who is wanted by The International Criminal Court for genocide and war crimes related to the Darfur conflict, will visit Russia on Nov. 23, the Kremlin said.
U.S. military personnel in Okinawa have been restricted to base and banned from drinking alcohol after a Marine was arrested over a crash that killed a Japanese man.
Two government soldiers were killed in a bomb blast in southern Yemen on Nov. 20, according to a local Yemeni commander.
Sinn Fein’s Gerry Adams, a pivotal figure in the political life of Ireland for almost 50 years, said on Nov. 18 he will step down as party leader and complete a generational shift in the former political wing of the Irish Republican Army (IRA).
Arab foreign ministers gathered in Cairo on Nov. 19 at Saudi Arabia's request for an extraordinary meeting to discuss alleged "violations" committed by Iran in the region.
Zimbabwe's ruling party fired Robert Mugabe as its leader on Nov. 19 and gave the 93-year-old less than 24 hours to quit as head of state or face impeachment, an attempt to force a peaceful end to his 37 years in power after a de facto coup.
Tens of thousands of runners braved smoggy conditions for the Delhi half marathon on Nov. 19 despite dire health warnings from doctors who wanted the race postponed in the heavily-polluted capital.