4:39 pm October 21, 2014 | No Comment
A South African judge on Tuesday sentenced Olympic and Paralympic track star Oscar Pistorius to five years in prison for the negligent killing of his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp on Valentine’s Day last year.
2:52 pm October 21, 2014 | No Comment
Opium poppy cultivation in Afghanistan hit an all-time high in 2013 despite years of counter-narcotics efforts that have cost the United States $7.6 billion, the US government watchdog for Afghanistan reconstruction spending said on Tuesday.
10:54 am October 21, 2014 | No Comment
Senior Hong Kong government officials will meet student leaders for the first time on Tuesday in an attempt to defuse more than three weeks of pro-democracy protests which have brought parts of the Asian financial centre to a standstill.
8:36 pm October 20, 2014 | No Comment
Falling oil prices, like the 12 percent drop witnessed in the past three weeks, make investments even more perilous for exploration and production companies such as Encana.
6:38 pm October 20, 2014 | No Comment
A free-floating image created by firing lasers into thin air was unveiled in Japan on Monday, offering the possibility one day of projecting messages into a cloudless sky, as seen in Batman.
2:52 pm October 20, 2014 | No Comment
A controversial plan to make women wearing the burqa or niqab sit in separate glassed public enclosures at Australia's Parliament House due to security concerns was abandoned Monday after an outcry.
2:40 pm October 20, 2014 | No Comment
A Japanese court on Monday jailed a man for two years for making guns with a 3D printer in what is believed to be a first in a nation with strict gun controls.
10:57 am October 20, 2014 | No Comment
Migrant farm workers in South Korea face rampant abuse under a "shameful" government work permit system that encourages exploitation, Amnesty International said in a report published on Monday.
8:42 pm October 19, 2014 | No Comment
North and South Korea exchanged gunfire on Sunday when the North's soldiers approached the military border and did not retreat after the South fired warning shots, the South Korean Defense Ministry said.
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