The man accused of faking sign interpretation at Nelson Mandela's memorial service said he hallucinated that angels were entering the stadium.
World News Update, what you need to know
Singapore (AFP) - Singapore on Thursday banned alcohol sales and consumption this weekend in a district where South Asian workers staged the city-state's first riot in more than 40 years.
Bangkok (AFP) - A Thai man was jailed Thursday for six years and eight months for crimes including attempting to defame the monarchy -- an apparently unprecedented charge that deepened concerns about freedom of expression.
Finance News Update, what you need to know
Islamist party leader Abdul Kader Mullah has been executed in Bangladesh for war crimes during the 1971 liberation war against Pakistan.
Tens of thousands of South Africans have lined up to view the body of Nelson Mandela for a second consecutive day in Pretoria.
By Phil Stewart
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States is concerned about troubles facing Syria's Western-backed opposition but it will keep supporting Free Syrian Army leader General...
Dhaka (AFP) - Bangladesh on Thursday hanged an Islamist leader known as the "Butcher of Mirpur", making him the first person to be put to death for massacres committed during the bloody 1971 war of independence.
Tokyo (AFP) - First it was the doctors, then came the reporters, now a group of religious men in Japan have formed Monks Without Borders.
A study has shown that living to the age of 500 may be a possibility if what works for worms can apply to humans.
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