As the world readies to wave a goodbye to 2013, we here provide a glimpse of the top news stories that took place during this eventful year, listed in a chronological order. Military operation in Mali On January 11, French President Francois Hollande announced that the French armed forces had begun...
From flaming balls to burning barrels, a drag queen drop to an all-night Junkanoo - we see in 2014 with some of the world's quirkiest celebrations Watch the fireballs in Stonehaven, Scotland [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XeArbbBsAts?rel=0&w=560&h=315] Thousands of revellers line the street in this small town near Aberdeen to witness the century-old Hogmany celebration,...
AFP - Floods in Indonesia's capital Jakarta have left at least 11 people dead, authorities said on Friday as murky brown waters submerged parts of the city's business district, causing chaos for a second day. The capital's worst floods in five years have also forced 18,000 people from their homes, the...