Mexico: Supreme court green lights recreational marijuana use

Mexicos Supreme Court gave the green light to growing marijuana for recreational use on Wednesday (4 November), in a landmark decision that could lead to legalisation in a country with a bloody history of conflict with drug cartels Nov 5, 2015

Pakistan: Rescuers search for those trapped in factory collapse

Rescue work continued on Thursday (5 November) to pull out survivors trapped in the rubble of a collapsed Pakistani factory. Rescuers said they feared the death toll of 20 could rise, in the latest tragedy to spotlight poor safety standards in south Asia. Nov 5, 2015

Hundreds protest David Cameron’s welcome of Egypt’s President Sisi to UK

Hundreds gathered outside Downing Street in London on Wednesday (4 November) to protest against the visit of Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi. Sisi, who launched the toughest crackdown on Islamists in Egypts modern history after toppling President Mohamed Morsi of the Muslim Brotherhood, met Prime Minister David Cameron to boost the countries ties. Nov 5, 2015