Singapore gives Lee a hero's funeral

Tens of thousands of mourners braved torrential rain, howitzers fired a 21-gun salute and jet fighters screamed across the sky as a grand funeral began Sunday for Singapore's founding leader Lee Kuan Yew.

Nigeria voting hit by glitches

Nigerians hit by failures in new election technology return to the polls on Sunday, to allow them to cast their ballots in the country's close-run presidential election.

Rescued Chile miner loses home in floods

One of the Chilean miners who captured worldwide attention in 2010 after spending more than two months in a collapsed mine has lost everything after torrential rains struck northern Chile.

Arab warplanes pummel Yemen rebels

Arab warplanes pounded Iranian-backed rebels in Yemen for a third night while President Abedrabbo Mansour Hadi held summit talks in Egypt Saturday with regional allies seeking to prevent his overthrow.