Riot police have used tear gas on demonstrators protesting in Geneva against the annual World Economic Forum meeting in Davos.
Parts of southern Australia are sweltering in a record-breaking heatwave with 22 sudden deaths in Adelaide.
Iraqi PM Nouri Maliki hails a largely peaceful landmark vote for new provincial councils across the country as a victory.
Computer users doing Google searches during a nearly one-hour period Saturday were greeted with disturbing but erroneous messages that every site turned up in the results might be harmful.
Nairobi’s sprawling Kibera slum is far from America but not from America’s battle over abortion.
The dead loom over the morning editorial meeting at Russia’s leading investigative newspaper. Novaya Gazeta’s staff is trying to plan the next issue and editor-in-chief Dmitry Muratov is in an understandably foul mood.
Google says a “human error” left users temporarily being told that all search results were potentially harmful.
The UK fund manager is likely to strengthen its position after agreeing to buy its rival New Star for £115m in a deal that will be partly financed through an issue of new shares