British Prime Minister David Cameron on Tuesday (July 29) announced plans to halve the time during which EU migrants with no realistic job prospects can claim benefits in the UK.
Hong Kong's leader declared a planned occupation of the city's financial district by pro-democracy campaigners illegal Tuesday (July 29), and warned senior officials not to support the movement.
A knife-wielding gang attacked a police station and government offices in Shache county early Monday, the official Xinhua news agency said citing local police, and "dozens of Uighur and Han civilians were killed or injured".
The singles events of the Commonwealth Games table tennis got under way at Scotstoun Sports Campus on Tuesday (July 29) with the preliminary group stages of the men's and women's events.
Heavy shelling rocked several cities in insurgent-held east Ukraine on Tuesday (29 July), as the EU moved to punish Russia for stoking the worst crisis in the former Soviet state since its independence.
Formula One magnate Bernie Ecclestone offered on Tuesday (July 29) to pay 25 million euros ($36 million) in damages to settle the corruption trial against him in Germany, according to a local news agency.
The EU agreed to impose asset freezes and travel bans on Tuesday (July 29) against four close business associates of Russian President Vladimir Putin as well as four firms, EU sources said.
Singapore’s swim queen Tao Li and team-mates Samantha Yeo, Quah Ting Wen and Nur Marina Chan have secured a spot in the Women's 4x100m Medley finals at the Commonwealth Games.
Ecuador striker Enner Valencia has completed his move to West Ham United after he was granted a work permit on Tuesday (July 29), the Premier League club announced.
Although the new rule will not apply to foreigners, experts advise Singaporeans to find out the personal identification numbers (PINs) for their credit cards when travelling to Australia in order to minimise inconveniences.