SEOUL, September 5, 2011 - South Korea's Samsung Electronics said Monday it has withdrawn its new tablet computer from a major electronics fair in Berlin after a German court accepted a complaint from US rival Apple.
MONTREAL, September 5, 2011 - China offered huge stockpiles of weapons to Moamer Kadhafi during the final months of his regime and held secret talks on shipping them through Algeria and South Africa, The Globe and Mail reported.
WASHINGTON, September 3, 2011 - US officials have approved the distribution of a gay-themed magazine at Army and Air Force bases for the first time, coinciding with the end of a ban on openly gay troops, activists said Friday.
KUALA LUMPUR, September 3, 2011- Malaysia has seized more than 1,000 African elephant tusks in two separate shipments in the past two months, reports said Saturday.
Every year, thousands of visitors and tourists gather to watch the soaring tide on the banks of Qiantang River in Haining, eastern China's Zhejiang province.
YANGON, September 1, 2011 - Seven people died when an old World War II bomb exploded in western Myanmar, officials said Thursday.
SHANGHAI, August 31, 2011 - Tropical storm Nanmadol made landfall in southern China early Wednesday, bringing heavy rain, the government said, but there were no reports of casualties.
A pensioner is lucky to be alive after impaling himself in the eye with a pair of pruning shears after taking a tumble in the garden.
Col Muammar Gaddafi raped members of his famous unit of "Amazonian" female bodyguards, it has been claimed.
A father slit the throat of his three teenage daughters in an ‘honour killing’ after they were raped by Gaddafi loyalists during the siege of the port city of Misrata.
A high school basketball coach is facing life in prison after admitting having sex with three of his teenage students - including fathering a child with one of the girls.
TAIWAN - The National Taiwan University Hospital (NTUH) yesterday offered a public apology for mistakenly transplanting to five recipients the organs of an HIV-infected donor on Wednesday, putting them at a high risk of contracting AIDS.
ROME, August 29, 2011- The UN Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) on Monday warned about a new mutant strain of the deadly bird flu H5N1 virus in China and Vietnam, saying there could be a "major resurgence" of the disease.
WASHINGTON, August 30, 2011 - The Pentagon has wasted more than $30 billion on contracts in Iraq and Afghanistan due to shoddy management and a lack of competition, an independent inquiry said Monday.
WASHINGTON, August 28, 2011 - The only man convicted for the 1988 bombing of a Pan Am jet which killed 270 people when it blew up over the Scottish town of Lockerbie is "comatose" and "near death" in Libya, CNN reported Sunday.
NEW YORK, August 27, 2011 - Hurricane Irene clobbered the US east coast Saturday, killing at least three people and paralyzing air traffic before barreling north on course for a rare direct hit on New York City.
LONDON, August 26, 2011 - A British private detective has passed the names of staff at the News of the World paper who instructed him to illegally access phone voicemails to the legal team of a suspected hacking victim, his lawyer said Friday.
MIAMI, August 27, 2011 - Besse Cooper celebrated her 115th birthday as the world's oldest person in Monroe, Georgia, Friday, though there was no Elvis impersonator at the party like there was last year, reported local media.
An Austrian man is being investigated after locking up his two daughters for 41 years and sexually abusing them in a case with chilling parallels to that of fellow countryman Josef Fritzl.
MEXICO CITY, August 26, 2011- An attack on a casino in the northern Mexican industrial city of Monterrey sparked a massive fire and killed around 40 people, the state prosecutor said Thursday.