The boy had been trying to feed the black bear through its cage, when it attacked him and ripped off his right arm.

The competition, open to entrants of any gender and nationality, was won by Miss Sasha Frolova, known as Miss Zero Plus, from Russia.

A meeting with British Prime Minister David Cameron at No. 10 Downing Street will further reinforce the strong political ties between Singapore and the UK. -SPH Razor

Two elderly men were seen exchanging blows during a heated argument that turned into a brawl on board a public bus.

The 17-year-old "Abu Khaled" carried a rifle and directly addressed Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott in the video reportedly posted online.

A Singapore woman has posted a Facebook plea appealing for donations to help a dog with its skull almost exposed by a maggot-infested wound.

More than 70,000 Shaolin students lined up along a 15km road to perform kungfu or martial arts to mark the opening of the festival.

An Australian chef killed his Indonesian wife in their Brisbane apartment, cooked her body parts over the stove and then slit his own throat. -AsiaOne

A 48 year old who claims to control “175 billion yuan in assets” leftover from the Qing Dynasty royal Aisin Gioro clan, scams investors.

He gave his lecture at the first Institute of Policy Studies S R Nathan Fellow for the Study of Singapore on The Future Of Singapore: Politics And Governance.