12:06pm The small South American nation is about to become the world's first to completely legalise the growing, buying and selling marijuana.
Former actress admits sending ricin-laced letters to US President Barack Obama and New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg.
Experts have bitten back at Western Australia's tough new policies to prevent deadly shark attacks, which include "kill zones".
Canada intends to lay claim to the North Pole as part of a bid to assert control over a large part of the resource-rich Arctic.
Tensions rise in the Ukraine as riot police clash with anti-government forces.
Obama has defended an interim deal with Iran to curb its nuclear program.
Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra will call elections in attempt to calm country's deepening political crisis.
Military head convicted of plotting to overthrow strongman Voreqe Bainimarama and planning to kill supporter.