Debate over abortion rights rekindled in Chile after rape case

Giant panda plays in the snow at Toronto Zoo

Tunisia votes in landmark presidential election

Indians muck in for cleaner communities

Debate over abortion rights rekindled in Chile after rape case

Mon, 24 Nov 2014

The case of a raped teenager who gave birth to a malformed fetus has relaunched the debate on abortion rights in Chile. One of the last countries to ban abortion without exceptions, Chile may legalise therapeutic abortion before the year is out, with Socialist President Michelle Bachelet pushing a new bill likely to cause heated debate in Parliament and beyond.

Giant panda plays in the snow at Toronto Zoo

Mon, 24 Nov 2014

Da Mao, one of the two giant pandas at the Toronto Zoo, frolicked in the snow. The six-year-old male panda arrived at the zoo in 2013 as part of a conservation partnership between China and Canada.  

Tunisia votes in landmark presidential election

Mon, 24 Nov 2014

Tunisians were voting Sunday in their first presidential election since the 2011 revolution that sparked the Arab Spring, in a ballot set to round off an often fraught transition to democracy.

Indians muck in for cleaner communities

Sun, 23 Nov 2014

Armed with rakes, shovels and carts, a group of residents in a suburb of the northern Indian city of Ghaziabad go to clean up an unsightly corner of their neighbourhood. India's government is urging all citizens to come together in a mass movement to clean the nation -- but will people heed the call?