World News

  • 26 November 2014

    ENRAGED protesters have set fire to buildings and cars and looted businesses in Ferguson, Missouri, after a grand jury decided not to indict a white police officer over the death of an unarmed black 18-year-old, whose shooting exposed deep racial tensions between African-Americans and police.

  • 26 November 2014

    THE Pope has urged Europe to craft a unified and fair immigration policy, saying the thousands of refugees coming ashore need acceptance and assistance, not self-interested policies that risk lives and fuel social conflict.

  • 26 November 2014

    HONG Kong authorities have arrested 80 pro-democracy demonstrators who refused to comply with a court order to clear a protest site in the city's Mong Kok district, scene of previous violent confrontations with police and angry mobs.