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    McDonald's offers Halloween choco-pumpkin fries in Japan

    Reuters | Updated at 02:34am on October 01, 2016

    For those who can't get enough of pumpkin-flavoured treats during Halloween, McDonald's Japan is offering french fries covered in pumpkin and chocolate sauce....

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    Northern Lights trump street lights in Iceland

    Agence France-Presse | Updated at 02:31am on October 01, 2016

    Street lighting in Reykjavik will be switched off for an hour Wednesday evening to give residents of the Icelandic capital a better view of the Aurora Borealis, city authorities said.

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    Duterte 'happy to slaughter' drug suspects; mentions Hitler

    Associated Press | Updated at 02:28am on October 01, 2016

    Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte raised the rhetoric over his bloody anti-crime war to a new level Friday, comparing it to Hitler and the Holocaust and saying he would be ‘happy to slaughter’ 3 million addicts.

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    Police raid Morocco market after rumours of sex dolls

    Agence France-Presse. Rabat | Updated at 02:22am on October 01, 2016

    Police raided a market in Morocco on Thursday after rumours spread on social media that stores there were selling inflatable sex dolls, which are banned in the conservative Muslim country.

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    Two accused in South African court for 'freeing' penguin

    Agence France-Presse. Port Elizabeth | Updated at 02:17am on October 01, 2016

    Two men have appeared in court in South Africa accused of stealing a penguin called ‘Buddy’ from a marine park and releasing him into the sea, police said Friday...