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World 23 Aug 2012 | 12:00 AM

John Lennon's killer denied parole again

NEW YORK (AFP): Mark David Chapman, who shot dead Beatles star John Lennon in 1980, was denied parole from prison for the seventh time, officials said Thursday.

World 22 Aug 2012 | 12:00 AM

Ethiopians mourn strongman ruler Meles, dead at 57

ADDIS ABABA (Reuters) - Thousands of Ethiopians descended on the centre of the capital Addis Ababa on Tuesday to mourn Prime Minister Meles Zenawi, their firm-handed ruler of more than two decades, whose body was flown home after his death in a Brussels hospital at 57.

World 21 Aug 2012 | 12:00 AM

China's leftists dig in for fight over Bo Xilai

BEIJING (Reuters) - Leftist supporters of China's toppled politician Bo Xilai are digging in for an unusually defiant defence of their hero, arguing that he and his wife are victims of a plot that has opened a dangerous schism between them and the Communist Party.

World 21 Aug 2012 | 12:00 AM

Factbox - A snapshot of Ethiopia on death of Meles Zenawi

(Reuters) - Ethiopian Prime Minister Meles Zenawi, praised for economic reform but criticised for authoritarianism during his 21-year rule of one the world's poorest countries, died overnight in a Brussels hospital after a long battle with illness.

World 21 Aug 2012 | 12:00 AM

Ethiopians mourn strongman ruler Meles, dead at 57

ADDIS ABABA (Reuters) - Thousands of Ethiopians descended on the centre of the capital Addis Ababa on Tuesday to mourn Prime Minister Meles Zenawi, their firm-handed ruler of more than two decades, whose body was flown home after his death in a Brussels hospital at 57.

Nation 21 Aug 2012 | 12:00 AM

Najib gets the thumbs-up from youths

PUTRAJAYA: Many youths who visited Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razaks Hari Raya open house found him to be an approachable Prime Minister as he communicates with them via Facebook, Twitter and his blog, and personally during his walkabouts.

World 20 Aug 2012 | 12:00 AM

Beyonce's UN video prompts humanitarian outpouring

UNITED NATIONS: A music video by pop singer Beyonce helped inspire one billion messages for World Humanitarian Day on Sunday, which the United Nations said was a social media record.

World 19 Aug 2012 | 12:00 AM

Assange berates United States from Ecuador embassy balcony

LONDON (Reuters) - WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange used the balcony of the Ecuadorean embassy on Sunday to berate the United States for threatening freedom of expression and called on President Barack Obama to end what he called a witch-hunt against his whistle-blowing website.

Analysis 19 Aug 2012 | 12:00 AM

Hate-and-blame game goes on

THERE have been lots of I-say-you and you-say-me stuff going on between those vying for the Chinese vote in Penang as political parties accelerate towards the general election.

World 19 Aug 2012 | 12:00 AM

Assange berates U.S. from Ecuador embassy balcony

LONDON (Reuters) - WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange berated the United States on Sunday from the balcony of the Ecuadorean embassy where he has sought refuge from arrest, challenging President Barack Obama to end what he called a witch-hunt against his whistle-blowing website.