FRANKFURT: A watercolour painted by a young Adolf Hitler a century ago went under the hammer for 130,000 euros ($161,000) Saturday at an auction in the southern German city of Nuremberg.
BEIJING: A 5.9 magnitude earthquake struck China's southwestern province of Sichuan on Saturday, the US Geological Survey said, with Chinese state media reporting two people were killed and 60 others injured.
HONG KONG: Hong Kong's pro-democracy protesters are at a crossroads -- as public support fades after nearly two months of mass sit-ins and gridlocked traffic, activists are split on whether to retreat or ramp up their campaign.
According to the Russian news agency Russian President Vladmir Putin has been awarded an eight-degree black belt in Kyukushin Karate.
WASHINGTON: U.S. President Barack Obama has signed a secret order authorizing a broader military mission in Afghanistan in 2015 than originally planned, the New York Times reported on Saturday.