China coal mine death toll rises to 20: report19/4/2014 7:59
The death toll from a flooded coal mine in southwest China has risen to 20 with the recovery of another 14 bodies nearly two weeks after the accident, state media reported.
EU urges Israel to reverse West Bank moves18/4/2014 16:38
EU foreign affairs chief Catherine Ashton called on Israel to reverse recent actions, such as announcing new settlements in the occupied West Bank, to bolster faltering peace talks.
French president Hollande's top aide resigns18/4/2014 15:13
The French president's top adviser has resigned following allegations of a past conflict of interest, striking a new blow to the already unpopular Francois Hollande.
Malaysian Muslims protest against Obama visit18/4/2014 12:16
About 100 Malaysian Muslim activists protested Friday outside the US embassy against the coming visit by President Barack Obama, denouncing him as an enemy of Islam.
Instagram photo-sharing service goes down12/4/2014 20:07
Popular photo-sharing site Instagram was not working Saturday, as frustrated users quickly turned to social network Twitter and other web sites to share their complaints.
SA crime down: UN report11/4/2014 16:53
The United Nations' latest report on crime shows South Africa has halved its murder rate.
Samsung Galaxy S5 makes global debut11/4/2014 13:13
The latest version of Samsung's flagship Galaxy smartphone went on sale worldwide on Friday, days after the electronics giant announced it was facing a second consecutive quarter of profit decline.