More people are currently dying from TB than HIV

2015-10-29 14:31

The World Health Organisation reports that tuberculosis infections have become the leading cause of death in infectious diseases, even more so than HIV.

Beach parties and fireworks: World rings in the New Year

2014-12-31 11:01

Glittery fireworks, beach parties, and watching a giant pine cone drop- just some ways in which the world welcomed 2015.

No World Cup glory for Brazil

2014-06-06 05:00

When the final whistle blows at the World Cup, Brazilians will be left with some of the world's costliest soccer stadiums and poor public transport.

Crunch time for World Cup accommodation

2014-05-04 10:55

The countdown to the Soccer World Cup has fans scrambling for accommodation in Rio, where prices for the few available hotel rooms have skyrocketed.

ILO: World faces jobs crisis

2013-01-22 11:28

Global unemployment is set to beat the all-time record of 199m in 2013, with the youth hit harder than ever before, says the International Labour Organisation.

Indian central bank holds rates

2012-12-18 11:59

India's central bank has kept interest rates on hold, but says it plans to boost the flagging economy, raising the odds of a rate cut as early as January.


Transit of Venus

2012-06-06 09:49
Sky gazers around the world have held up their telescopes and viewing glasses to watch Venus slide across the sun - a rare celestial phenomenon. See all the pictures.

Sky gazers around the world have held up their telescopes and viewing glasses to watch Venus slide across the sun - a rare celestial phenomenon. See all the pictures.

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Japan seeks to sell sub-hunting jet to UK

2015-01-07 17:36

Japan is asking Britain to buy its P-1 submarine-hunting jet in a deal that may top $1bn a major step in Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's push to arms exports.

27 eye-opening adverts that will change the way you see the world

2014-06-17 12:36

You might want to sit down for this, especially animal lovers...

South Africa amongst the drunkest countries in the world

2014-05-13 08:48

Mapped: See where South Africa ranks among the world's heaviest alcohol consumers.

World not ready for ageing population

2013-10-01 08:31

Experts are concerned that the world is not prepared to support a growing elderly population.

India aims to stop welfare fraud

2013-01-02 09:37

The country is to pay billions of dollars in social welfare money directly to its poor, under a new plan to cut out the middlemen blamed for massive fraud.

EU, IMF agree to lend Greece €49bn

2012-12-13 15:51

Eurozone finance ministers and the International Monetary Fund have agreed to release €49.1bn to Greece, with most of that sum flowing immediately.

M&R sinks into full-year loss

2011-08-31 16:50

Construction firm Murray & Roberts has posted a loss for the year as it made provision for contract completion costs and possible regulatory penalties.

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