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S.Africa bids emotional farewell to ‘Mama Winnie’ Mandela

(AFP) - Thousands of mourners flocked Wednesday to the heart of South Africa's sprawling Soweto township, a centre of anti-apartheid resistance, to pay tribute to Nelson Mandela's former wife...

Venezuela: 1,000 Bank Accounts Blocked for Currency Speculation

TeleSur English: "This means that we are facing a major criminal operation," Vice-President Tareck El Aissami said of the seized bank accounts. Venezuela's Vice-President Tareck El Aissami has announced that...

Singapore rolls out tough measures to keep cars off the roads

(AFP) - In the battle against the car, space-starved Singapore has deployed road tolls, massive spending on public transport, and a licence fee that bumps the cost of an...

North Korea ‘halts missile and nuclear tests’, says Kim Jong-un

BBC:-  North Korean leader Kim Jong-un has said he will suspend all missile tests and shut down a nuclear test site with immediate effect. "From April 21, North Korea will stop...

Saudi minister says adding women drivers will reduce car crashes

(Reuters) - Saudi Arabia's lifting of a much criticized ban on women drivers will reduce the number of car crashes in a country with one of the world's worst...

Farmer, 83, cleared of GBH for shooting intruder

BBC:-An 83-year-old farmer who shot a man he suspected of being a thief has been found not guilty of grievous bodily harm. Kenneth Hugill, of Wilberfoss, East Yorkshire, said he...

Brazil: Woman dies after falling on wine glass

Metro.UK:-  A woman bled to death after cutting open her jugular vein with a wine glass as she celebrated Brazil’s World Cup victory. Tamra Maiochi suffered the freak accident as...

152 Vietnam Tourists ‘Disappear’ In Taiwan

The Taiwanese authorities are searching for 152 Vietnamese people who arrived on tourist visas last week and have since gone missing, the BBC has reported. The BBC quoted Taiwanese officials...

Paris Cops Jailed In Rape Of Canadian Tourist

BBC:- Two police officers have been found guilty of raping a 39-year-old Canadian woman at a renowned Paris police headquarters in 2014. They were both jailed for seven years by...

Pope wraps up Chile stop with visit to migrants, on to Peru

(AP) — Pope Francis wraps up his Chile visit Thursday by meeting with members of the South American nation's booming immigrant community, who are flocking to the region's strongest...