Fourteen people were killed this weekend in protests that began last month and have broadened to include a wide cross-section of Tunisians upset about not only high unemployment, but inequality and autocratic leaders.
In an effort to address nightmare traffic james, China is issuing only 240,000 license plates this year – down from 890,000 last year. A lottery system to distribute the available plates is under way.
French and African officials say Saturday's killing of two French hostage in Niger was likely carried out by Al Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb (AQIM), which has claimed responsibility for a number of kidnappings in recent years.
One South African man has built an eco-friendly trailer park in Western Cape with American Airstreams, paying homage to an icon of the American road.
Once a key part of any neighborhood, the local public bathhouse in Japan, known as a sento, is losing popularity with the rise of spas and prevalence of bathrooms in private homes.
While the referendum portends huge changes for South Sudan, which is likely to become independent, it will also bring political changes to the north, including a possible return to sharia law.
The Taliban claimed responsibility for the suicide bombing, which came only a day after the US announced it was sending more troops to Afghanistan.
The day after a Chinese newspaper published photos of what is supposedly a prototype of China's first stealth jet, US officials said they are not worried about the development.