A Chinese court has handed down death sentences to six men for their involvement in a riot in the far northwestern region of Xinjiang, in the first cases directly related to the deadly July riots in Xinjiang. Violence sparked by the rioting left nearly 200 people dead and more than 1,600 others injured. The six men had been charged for murder and other crimes.
After auctioning off his entire life on eBay for $399,300 US (€244 912.148), Ian Usher says he is "a little bit disappointed" at the final selling price.
Archaeologists have revealed that evidence of a second stone circle has been found near the site of Stonehenge in the United Kingdom. It is thought the smaller circle was built around the same time, making it 5,000 years old.
A passerby pushed a man, who was threatening to commit suicide, off Haizhu Bridge in Guangzhou, China.
The 66-year-old passerby, Lai Jiansheng, told China Daily that "I pushed him off because jumpers... are very selfish. Their action violates a lot of public interests."
International Talk Like a Pirate Day was celebrated last week, as it has every September 19 for the last decade.
Be careful how you celebrate Hallowe'en this year, particularly if you're spending the holiday in Fiji.
Two Internet bloggers from Azerbaijan could be getting up to five years in prison after posting a video of a donkey giving a press conference on YouTube, a free video sharing website.
In Wamsutter, Wyoming, U.S., a fire crew was trying to put out a fire of a wine truck on a highway when they received an unexpected surprise.