Friday, January 23, 2015
The lives of the poor will improve faster in the next 15 years than at any time in history, billionaire philanthropist Bill Gates and his wife Melinda say.
Thursday, January 22, 2015
Feminists are rejoicing at the disappearance of bare breasts from the British tabloid The Sun — though the newspaper is not saying whether the decision to ditch its “Page 3 girls” is permanent.
A Turkish court on Tuesday approved a record compensation payment for the family of a boy who had a large portion of his penis removed and burnt off in a botched circumcision operation, media reported.
Ernst Grube, a sprightly 82-year-old Munich native with a ready smile, has had enough.
The “lucky” ballboy who helped China save a penalty which sparked their run to the Asian Cup quarterfinals has backed Alain Perrin's men to upset his beloved Australia on Thursday.
Tuesday, January 20, 2015
The trio of travellers at Munich's airport are getting some unbelieving stares from other passengers checking in. Siggi, Manfred and Egbert are loaded down with touring ski gear - not an unusual sight these days in Munich.
Monday, January 19, 2015
Pope Francis made a triumphant entrance for a mass with millions in the Philippines on Sunday aboard a “popemobile” styled after the nation's iconic, flamboyant and much-loved “jeepney” minibus.
Saturday, January 17, 2015
A homeless cat in Russia has won praise for caring and keeping warm a baby boy abandoned in a chilly entrance-way.
Friday, January 16, 2015