Put down the donut. And while you're at it, skip the breakfast cereal, fruit juice, beer and ketchup. New guidelines from the World Health Organization says the world is eating too much sugar and people should slash their sugar intake to just 5 to 10 per cent of their overall calories.
An explosion ripped through a coal mine before dawn Wednesday in war-torn eastern Ukraine, killing at least one miner, rebel and government officials said. An injured miner reported seeing five bodies.
Undeterred by Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's scathing speech against an Iran nuclear deal, U.S. and Iranian negotiators have resumed work on an agreement meant to crimp Iran's atomic program in exchange for sanctions relief.
China's military budget will grow by about 10 per cent in the coming year, a legislative spokeswoman said Wednesday, despite slowing economic growth that fell to 7.4 per cent last year and is expected to further decline in 2015.
Two convicted Australian drug smugglers arrived Wednesday at an Indonesian island prison where they will be executed by firing squad along with seven other foreigners amid a diplomatic squabble with some of their governments. An Indonesian is also scheduled to be executed.
The country's top military commander says he will step down later this year. Gen. Tom Lawson, who has been chief of defence staff for two-and-a-half years, ended a day of speculation late Tuesday night by confirming he has asked the government not to extend his term in the fall.