Tuesday May 26, 2015
A volcano in the Galápagos Islands whose eruption raised fears for the world's only population of pink iguanas has calmed.
Tuesday May 19, 2015
Facebook's free mobile data scheme Internet.org has been criticised by digital rights groups from around the world, who say the initiative is unfair and threatens net neutrality.
Tuesday April 28, 2015
Sweden's Supreme Court has said it would hear a legal appeal from WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange to overturn the arrest warrant against him.
Friday April 17, 2015
Pope Francis may visit Cuba this September as part of a trip that will also take him to the United States, the Vatican has announced, although discussions with Cuban authorities are at an early stage.
Thursday April 02, 2015
Pope Francis said he wants to be a servant of society's neediest as he presided at a Holy Thursday Mass where an altar-server was a man convicted of multiple homicides.
Friday March 13, 2015
WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange has welcomed moves by Swedish prosecutors to question him at the Ecuadorian embassy in London, but is "irritated" it has taken so long.
Tuesday November 25, 2014
Oil prices were mixed in Asian trade today as dealers bet that the OPEC cartel is unlikely to agree on any cuts at a key output meeting this week.
Monday November 24, 2014
Oil prices rose in Asia trade today before a crucial meeting of the OPEC cartel later in the week that will discuss whether to trim output.
Saturday November 22, 2014
The Technical Engineering and Electrical Union, which represents around 40,000 workers, is to mount a campaign to secure pay rises of at least 5% in both the public and private sectors.
Friday November 21, 2014
Global oil prices rallied today on fresh hopes that the OPEC cartel will overcome internal resistance to trim output, while the People's Bank of China unexpected move to cut its benchmark interest rate also provided support.