Around The World in 90 Seconds
A man with a “serious fear” of spiders prompted an emergency call by Western Australia police on New Years’ Day.According to police, a passerby raised the alarm after hearing a “screaming” toddler and a man repeatedly shouting “Why don’t you die?”
Greece has awarded citizenship to three migrant fishermen – two Egyptians and an Albanian – who rescued Greeks from a devastating fire near Athens last July.
Donald Trump has shrugged off a stinging personal attack on his presidency from senior fellow Republican Mitt Romney.
Apple has rattled investors with news that its sales have been slowing, blaming economic weakness in China.In a surprise disclosure, the iPhone maker said it anticipated revenue of about $84bn (£67bn) for the three months to 29 December.
Somalia has expelled the UN’s top envoy, Nicholas Haysom, accusing him of “shaming” the world body by acting like the country’s ruler.
South Africa’s ex-President Jacob Zuma is embroiled in a new political row – after signing an unexpected record deal.
Muslim rebels in the Central African Republic have received new weapon supplies from traffickers in Sudan, AFP news agency quotes a UN panel of experts as saying.