World News

  • 21 October 2014

    Uruguay is struggling to roll out the commercial production and sale of marijuana and its experiment could be dropped or watered down if an opposition candidate wins this month's presidential election.

  • 21 October 2014

    AN Indian footballer has died from severe spinal-cord damage after attempting a somersault to celebrate a goal.

  • 21 October 2014

    LIBYA'S beleaguered elected parliament has declared a formal alliance with a renegade former general, as it struggles to assert some authority in a country many fear is sliding into outright civil war.

  • 20 October 2014

    NORTH Korean leader Kim Jong Un smiles at a reception for athletes who won gold medals at the recent 17th Asian Games and their coaches in this undated photo released yesterday by Korean Central News Agency.

  • 20 October 2014

    Hopes faded yesterday for survivors of one of Nepal's worst mountain disasters as villagers joined an intensive search by troops and government officials for as many as 40 people missing after an unseasonal blizzard killed at least 39.

  • 20 October 2014

    Violent clashes erupted in Hong Kong for a second night, deepening a sense of impasse between a government with limited options and a pro-democracy movement increasingly willing to confront police.