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Archaeologists discover Incan tomb in Peru

LIMA (AFP) - Peruvian archaeologists discovered an Incan tomb in the north of the country where an elite member of the pre-Columbian empire was...

Floors collapse at Russian university in St Petersburg

ST PETERSBURG, Russia (AP) - Part of the roof and several floors of university building in Russia’s second-largest city collapsed yesterday, but officials said...

North Koreans pay tribute to Kim’s father in freezing cold

PYONGYANG (AFP) - The Day of the Shining Star dawned bitterly cold in Pyongyang. But thousands of North Koreans lined up in temperatures of...

India mourns dead soldiers amid calls for revenge

NEW DELHI (AFP) - Thousands of mourners across India attended funerals yesterday for some of the 41 soldiers killed in a suicide bombing in...

India, Pakistan in UN court for death row ‘spy’ case

THE HAGUE (AFP) - India will ask the UN’s top court tomorrow to order Pakistan to take an alleged Indian spy off death row,...

Governments ponder what to do with returning militants

PARIS (AFP) - The imminent fall of the Islamic State’s caliphate in Iraq and Syria has left many countries grappling with what to do...

Amazon invests in electric vehicle start-up Rivian

SAN FRANCISCO (AFP) - Electric vehicle startup Rivian on Friday announced a USD700 million investment round led by Amazon, which recently pumped money into...

Global stocks surge on hopeful signs from US-China trade talks

NEW YORK (AFP) - European and United States (US) stock markets leapt on Friday as positive signs emerged from US-China trade talks aimed at...

Unclaimed USD1.5B prize: South Carolina could be big loser too

COLUMBIA, South Carolina (AP) - The winner of a USD1.54 billion lottery jackpot in South Carolina has yet to come forward. That means the...

It’s a girl! Berlin zoo’s baby polar bear has first checkup

BERLIN (AP) - Berlin’s Tierpark zoo said its latest baby polar bear is "a perky, strong girl". Keepers and vets were able to separate the...

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