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  • 26 February 2015

    South Korea has abolished a 62-year-old law that bans extramarital affairs after ruling that the law suppresses personal freedom.

  • 25 February 2015

    A long-awaited truce has at last taken hold in east Ukraine, with the army reporting no combat fatalities for the first time in weeks, but the news did nothing to halt a currency collapse that forced the central bank to ban most trading.

  • 25 February 2015

    Yemeni ex-president Ali Abdullah Saleh is suspected of corruptly amassing as much as £40 billion, equivalent to Yemen's annual GDP, during his long rule, and colluding in a militia takeover last year, UN-appointed investigators have told the Security Council.

  • 25 February 2015

    Hundreds of residents of a small town in south-eastern Czech Republic have gathered to honour the victims of the worst shooting attack in the country's history.

  • 25 February 2015

    A former US Marine has been found guilty of murdering American Sniper author Chris Kyle and his friend at a shooting range.