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World 02 Feb 2012 | 12:00 AM

Villagers scramble for fuel in Europe's big chill

FARKASLYUK, Hungary (Reuters) - Hungarian villagers were scavenging for coal with their bare hands on Thursday as a blast of Siberian air killed scores in Eastern Europe and looked set to keep its icy grip on the continent for another week.

Business 02 Feb 2012 | 12:00 AM

Avatar's Cameron buys up land in NZ hobbit country

WELLINGTON (Reuters) - Avatar is moving in next door to the Hobbit.

World 01 Feb 2012 | 12:00 AM

Rival Libyan militias fight gunbattle in capital

TRIPOLI (Reuters) - Rival militias fought a two-hour gunbattle over a luxury beach house being used as a barracks in the Libyan capital on Wednesday, underscoring how volatile the country is following the overthrow of Muammar Gaddafi.

World 01 Feb 2012 | 12:00 AM

Libya's "hostages of war"

TRIPOLI (Reuters) - 'Fitna' is widely used in Arabic but difficult to translate directly into English. Roughly defined, it means the intentional stirring of chaos between people.

World 01 Feb 2012 | 12:00 AM

China rebel village takes halting democratic step

WUKAN, China (Reuters) - Residents of a restive village in southern China held a symbolic election on Wednesday, a small step towards grassroots rights in a centre that is now a benchmark of rural defiance against land grabs and corruption that blight villages nationwide.

Community 01 Feb 2012 | 12:00 AM

Resort bags green award again

SHANGRI-LA’S Rasa Sayang Resort and Spa in Penang has clinched the biennial Asean Green Hotel Award for the fourth consecutive time at the Asean Tourism Forum in Manado, Indonesia.

Business 01 Feb 2012 | 12:00 AM

Construction of the West Coast Expressway expected to take off soon

THE road to realising the West Coast Expressway (WCE) - which Kumpulan Europlus Bhd (KEuro) through its subsidiary has the mandate to build - has proved to be a tough journey.

Community 31 Jan 2012 | 12:00 AM

Group hosts various themed parties at its outlets

THE Soul Society Group took guests around the world with theme parties attracting 5,000 revellers thronging the various outlets to usher in the 2012. Tradition and the avant garde harmonised at 7atenine’s New Year’s Eve party themed Geisha.

World 30 Jan 2012 | 12:00 AM

6.3 earthquake shakes Peru but no injuries or damage reported

LIMA (Reuters) - A earthquake of 6.3 magnitude rattled the coast of Peru early on Monday, the U.S. Geological Survey said, but there were no immediate reports of damage or injuries.

World 30 Jan 2012 | 12:00 AM

6.3 earthquake shakes Peru, minor injuries reported

LIMA (Reuters) - A 6.3 magnitude earthquake rattled the coast of Peru early on Monday, causing minor injuries, authorities said.