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