The suspect attacked Aiwa Matsuo (above) with a piece of metal, police have said.

Japanese schoolgirl arrested for dismembering classmate

A 15-year-old Japanese girl was hit on the head, then decapitated and had her left hand cut off by her 16-year-old classmate over the weekend, according to CNN.

Aiwa Matsuo was...

A Kuala Lumpur resident posted a picture of the haze situation in her city on Instagram.

The haze returns to Malaysia

Air quality around Malaysia’s capital Kuala Lumpur and on Borneo island was “unhealthy” on Tuesday, with one town reaching “very unhealthy” levels as haze, mostly from forest fires in Indonesia,...

Two Americans - a doctor and one healthcare worker - have been infected with the virus, which is said to be the largest outbreak in history. A high-profile Liberian doctor died after he was infected.

More fatalities in ongoing Ebola outbreak

The deadly Ebola virus is becoming more of a threat as two Americans - a doctor and one healthcare worker - have been...

A grandmother foiled a robbery attempt and is said to gain her strength from nightly dance classes.

Grandmother thwarts robbery attempt with her line dancing skills

Forget martial arts. Line dancing may very well be what you need to defend yourself (and your business).

A Chinese ...

Man feared losing his fingers after accident

The carpenter stood dumbfounded as the powerful automated table saw cut through his left hand.

Mr Li Yuan Jun's hand was a bloodied mess within...

S'pore may also raise tolls

If Malaysia raises tolls at the Causeway, so will Singapore.

Any new or higher toll imposed by Malaysia on vehicles travelling between the two...

'Father looked at benefits, left disabled boy'

The 11-year-old Hong Kong boy found wandering at Marina Promenade last week is said to be deaf, mute and intellectually disabled.

His father had reviewed welfare benefits for mentally...

Plane crashes on US beach, kills man

A small plane crash-landed on a beach in the US state of Florida on Sunday, killing a father and critically injuring his young daughter.

The mid-afternoon incident in Venice involved a...

Amazon offers customisable 3D printing

Amazon.com Inc will offer 3D printing services that allow customers to customise and build earrings, bobble-head toys and other items from third-party sellers using a new personalisation option on...

120 cameras collected for poor kids

A drive to collect old cameras for disadvantaged children has received more than 120 devices of various types.

With just slightly more than a month before the collection ends in September,...

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