Politicians in the UK are to vote on a law which will force companies to publish what they pay men and women. It's designed to reduce wage inequality that still exists in one of Europe's richest economies.
A nationwide strike in Belgium has brought parts of the country to a standstill. Thousands of trade unionists are taking part in the 24 hour stoppage, which has caused the cancellation of flights and rail services. Workers are angry over cuts to public services and raising of the pension age.
Villagers in Bangladesh's Sundarbans mangrove area have begun cleaning up a huge oil spill following a tanker collision. Thousands of liters of oil spilled into the protected area, which is home to rare dolphins, and other marine animals.
Police in the Indian city of Bengaluru have arrested a technology executive in response to a UK public-service broadcaster's claim to have tracked down the person who operated the "most followed" pro-ISIL Twitter handle.