Libya in crisis

Libya in crisis
A timeline of the ongoing crisis in Libya since 2012


Happy 57th Merdeka, Malaysia!

Happy 57th Merdeka, Malaysia!
Malaysians celebrate 57th Independence Day


Protests in Hong Kong as China rules out open elections

Protests in Hong Kong as China rules out open elections
Pro-democracy activists in Hong Kong have promised large-scale demonstrations and civil disobedience, after China's parliament ruled that it will control nominations for elections in 2017.


Weather pictures of the month: August 2014

Weather pictures of the month: August 2014
The most striking images of the elements from around the world.


Chinese Moon Festival: a guide

Chinese Moon Festival: a guide
The Mid-Autumn Festival, or Moon Festival, is an official harvest holiday that is celebrated by Chinese and Vietnamese people and dates back over 3,000 years.


15 things you didn't know about Hello Kitty

15 things you didn't know about Hello Kitty
Hello Kitty was first introduced into the market in 1974, making it the 40th anniversary of the brand this year


Surfers hit hurricane waves

Surfers hit hurricane waves
Large waves brought on by hurricane storm surges have hit the US West Coast, sending surfers into the water to try and ride the big seas.


Animals in the news: August 2014

Animals in the news: August 2014
Creatures in the headlines this month