Some 2000 people gathered at Hong Lim Park in Singapore yesterday in protest against a new regulation that requires certain websites to be licenced.
The late Venezuelan president Hugo Chavez’s annointed successor Nicolas Maduro has squeezed through in the country’s elections with 51 per cent of the popular vote, according to reports.
Over 100 people were rescued after a Lion Air plane apparently skidded off the runway at Bali and fell into the sea; 22 were taken to hospital.
How about this for bridge building among people of different faiths? One small community in Scotland is breaking down the barriers of prejudice.
Pope Francis is said to be strongly in favour of the canonisation of Archbishop Oscar Romero of El Salvador, who was shot dead while celebrating Mass in 1980 after he had spoken out against the brutal regime in that country.
President Hugo Chavez who has passed away reduced poverty and income inequalities in Venezuela, empowered his people through participatory local democracy, and built a bulwark against neoliberalism in Latin America. See below for a video discussion of his legacy.
Money recovered from former Philippine president Ferdinand Marcos’ Swiss bank accounts will be used to compensate victims of human rights violations during his iron-fisted rule, the Aquino administration has announced.
Why are the authorities here treading delicately and gingerly in dealing with the ‘invasion’ from Sulu? This view from the Philippines may shed some light.
A meteor has crashed in Russia injuring hundreds of people. See this video report from Russia Today.