Nuclear weapons not a toy - NK envoy

North Korea's nuclear weapons are "not a plaything" and their future is not up for negotiation, Pyongyang's ambassador to China said on Tuesday.

Gay scout leader ban lifted in USA

The Boy Scouts of America has officially ended its long-standing ban on homosexual troop leaders.

Aussie reality TV stars 'shot at by IS'

Australian public broadcaster SBS on Tuesday defended a reality show where participants were shot at by Islamic State militants in Syria.

Five dead in Indian police attack

Indian security forces were battling an attack on a police station in which at least five people have been killed.