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.

Republicans to fight immigration plan

US Republicans offered strident reaction on Thursday to President Barack Obama's unilateral immigration plan.

One in three women abused - WHO

Current efforts to prevent domestic violence are insufficient as a third of women worldwide are physically abused, according to WHO.