World Picture This

From Politics & Policy Dec 17

Mount Etna's Latest Eruption Captured in Spectacular Photos [EXCLUSIVE IMAGES]

Sicily's Catania airport forced to close because of huge plumes of ash in the sky.

From Society Dec 16

Philippines Bus Crash Kills 22 outside Manila [PHOTOS]

Vehicle falls off elevated highway on to van road below in Taguig City.

From Society Dec 16

The Arapaima: Catching Brazil's Living Fossils [PHOTOS]

Giant freshwater fish native to the Amazon can breathe air and has armour so strong it can withstand piranha attacks.

From Society Dec 16

New Program Reveals 10 Most Influential People in World History [PHOTOS/VIDEO]

Computer program ranks religious figures, political leaders and celebrities 'in the same way as Google'.

From Society Dec 16

Santacon Revellers Ordered to Obey Sanity Clause

Santacon organisers warn thousands of people dressed as Father Christmas to behave themselves.

From Society Dec 15

In Pictures: Final Farewell to 'Africa's Greatest Son' Nelson Mandela

Nelson Mandela's body laid to rest after 10 days of commemorations for South African hero.

From Society Dec 14

Snow Blankets Middle East and Hits Egypt For First Time in Century [PHOTOS]

Snow has fallen across the Middle East, including Egypt, Lebanon, Syria and Israel, bringing joy to many, but exacerbating the misery of others

From Society Dec 13

Worst Snowstorm in 60 Years Blankets Jerusalem [PHOTOS]

Snow settles in Jerusalem in the heaviest December storm since 1953.

From Society Dec 12

London Fog in Pictures: Mist to Lift but Severe Storms on Way

Forecaster warns of stormy Christmas with gales up to 90mph.

From Politics & Policy Dec 12

Nelson Mandela Lying in State: Emotional Scenes as Family, Celebrities and Ordinary South Africans Pay Respects [PHOTOS]

Winnie Madikizela-Mandela, Bono, Naomi Campbell and Jacob Zuma among people who paid tribute to anti-apartheid icon at Pretoria Union Buildings

From Society Dec 11

Nelson Mandela: Motorcade Takes Madiba’s Body to Pretoria Union Buildings [PHOTOS]

South African leader’s body to lie in slate at amphitheatre where he was sworn in as president.

From Politics & Policy Dec 11

Nelson Mandela Memorial Service in Pictures: Obama, Castro, Zuma [PHOTOS]

World leaders gather in Soweto, Johannesburg, to pay tribute to anti-apartheid hero.

From Society Dec 09

Indonesia: Commuter Train Crashes into Gas Truck in Jakarta [PHOTOS]

Collision at crossing in Bintaro Permai leaves at least seven dead and more than 70 injured.

From Society Dec 06

Nelson Mandela: Images of an Icon

South Africa's anti-apartheid figurehead dies at the age of 95 in hospital in Pretoria.

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