- Published on Monday, 08 December 2014 16:51
Mexico said on Sunday that mounting evidence and initial DNA tests confirmed that 43 trainee teachers abducted by corrupt police 10 weeks ago were incinerated at a garbage dump by drug gang members, although forensic experts sounded a note of caution.
- Published on Monday, 01 December 2014 08:35
Hong Kong police have clashed with pro-democracy activists trying to surround government offices, in some of the worst unrest in two months of protests.
Protesters fought police armed with pepper spray and batons on roads around the camp in the Admiralty district.
- Published on Monday, 08 December 2014 11:02
A student was seen standing outside of Shanghai's Sonjiang University with a sign offering to share his girlfriend for cash to save up for the new iPhone 6.
His placard, reading "Girlfriend Sharing", specified that the deal allowed renters and his lady friend to have meals together, study together, play games and go on dates, but no "funny business".
- Published on Friday, 28 November 2014 11:02
A 50-year-old unnamed man lived for years with a rare parasite in his brain that was only discovered when he went to hospital complaining of a headache – and doctors extracted a one-centimetre worm and a large number of eggs that had eaten part of his brain matter.
And now Peter Donnelly, a former teacher, has spoken of his own similar experience in a guest piece in The Telegraph.
- Published on Monday, 08 December 2014 10:53
Israel stressed on Monday that it has a policy of preventing arms transfers to militant groups, a day after Syria accused Israel of bombing Damascus airport.
- Published on Thursday, 27 November 2014 20:10
Witnesses say an explosion Thursday at a bus station on a busy road in northeastern Nigeria has killed more than 30 people, inclduing five soldiers, at the Mararaba-Mubi junction, in Adamawa state.
- Published on Wednesday, 26 November 2014 12:47
Journalists with The New York Times in Ferguson, Mo., have been following a grand jury’s decision not to indict Darren Wilson, a white police officer, in the shooting death of Michael Brown, an unarmed black teenager.