The death Thursday of South Africa's liberation leader and first democratic president Nelson Mandela triggered an unprecedented worldwide chorus of awed respect.
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The late former president of South Africa Nelson Mandela is a heroic figure in India. Mandela was inspired by world's largest democracy India and some of its leaders in his struggle for democracy in his own country.
Michael Clarke and Brad Haddin plundered centuries before a super quick Mitchell Johnson blasted out England captain Alastair Cook to leave the tourists reeling in the second Ashes Test on Friday.
Restaurant chain TungLok Group has unveiled three new machines that can be pre-programmed to cook Chinese-style dishes. The Artificial Intelligence Cooking Machines (AICs) were showcased on Friday at its recently-opened central kitchen in Tai Seng Street.
A Chinese tycoon who plans to dig a canal across Nicaragua has unveiled his latest project -- a US$10 billion deal to build a deepwater port in Ukraine, giving him a foothold in Europe, state-run media said Friday.
Mexican authorities Thursday recovered dangerous radioactive material from a cancer-treating medical device that was on a stolen truck and abandoned in a field, the interior ministry said.
Singapore Customs has seized its second-largest haul of contraband cigarettes this year. A total of 17,638 cartons and eight packets of contraband cigarettes worth more than S$1.6 million were seized from two operations on November 27 and December 3.
News that North Korean leader Kim Jong Un's powerful uncle Jang Song Thaek has been removed from his top-level posts has grabbed headlines around the world.
Thai opposition protesters were preparing Friday to relaunch their campaign to overthrow the government after a temporary truce in the strife-hit capital for the birthday of the country's revered king.
Seven Filipino hospital workers, including a doctor, were killed in a militant attack on a Yemeni defence ministry complex, the Department of Foreign Affairs said on Friday.