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    Man-eating tigress shot dead in India

    BBC | Updated at 01:38pm on October 21, 2016

    Indian wildlife officials say they have killed a man-eating tigress after an extensive operation carried out over...

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    Blue-eyed Pakistani tea seller becomes internet sensation

    Staff correspondent | Updated at 11:34am on October 19, 2016

    A blue-eyed handsome young tea seller from Pakistan has become an internet sensation after a local photographer posted his picture on social media...

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    Whale helps Australian rescuers free trapped calf

    Reuters | Updated at 04:25pm on October 17, 2016

    Rescuers teamed up with a humpback whale to free her four-metre calf, who became entangled in shark nets off Australia's Gold...

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    Japan sushi chain stung by 'wasabi terrorism' claims

    Agence France-Presse | Updated at 06:35pm on October 03, 2016

    A Japanese sushi chain is being accused of 'wasabi terrorism' after it admitted to heaping excess dollops of the pungent root into foreign customers' food...

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    Driver uses cardboard Trump head in carpool lane

    Associated Press | Updated at 02:48am on October 01, 2016

    A cardboard cutout of a head in a passenger seat definitely caught the attention of a Washington State Patrol trooper Tuesday morning.

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    Archaeologists discover pre-Columbian tombs in Guatemala

    Reuters | Updated at 02:45am on October 01, 2016

    Guatemalan archaeologists hope two tombs uncovered in Peten, Guatemala, will shed light on a clash between two kingdoms located in the Maya Lowlands during the Classic Maya period from 250 to 900 AD...

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    Rangers try gaming technology to protect African wildlife

    Reuters | Updated at 02:42am on October 01, 2016

    The campaign to track down poachers and protect endangered species in Africa's embattled reserves is tapping into the technology used in the virtual world of online poker and other computer games...

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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.