Thai officials assessing whether to maintain a state of
emergency, which business leaders want lifted, have deferred
their decision, hours after two people were wounded in a
shooting at the site of anti-government protests.
Norwegian men pitch in the most with housework and related
chores while Japanese men do the least in a survey released
by the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development
(OECD) ahead of International Women's Day tomorrow.
Crimea's parliament has voted to join Russia and its
Moscow-backed government set a referendum on the decision in
10 days' time in a dramatic escalation of the crisis over the
Ukrainian Black Sea peninsula.
One of the first people on the scene after Oscar Pistorius
shot girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp told a court he feared the
Olympic and Paralympic star, now on trial for murder, might
kill himself with the same gun.
Rebekah Brooks, the former boss of Rupert Murdoch's British
newspaper arm, admitted that she and her deputy Andy Coulson
would have shared intimate work secrets at the time the paper
she edited was hacking a murdered schoolgirl's phone.