Final weekend for Iran nuclear talks

Deadlocked talks on Iran's nuclear ambitions have entered their final weekend, with a deadline on Monday.

Obama extends Afghan presence

US President Barack Obama has extended the combat role for US troops in Afghanistan by another year.

Germans to be caned for vandalism?

Two German men were arrested in Singapore on Friday for vandalism, an offence punishable by flogging with a wooden cane.

Dementia patient gets 20 years in jail

An 82-year-old man suffering from dementia was jailed for 20 years by a South Korean court on Friday for setting a fire which killed 22 people.