Madagascar hit by cyclone Giovanna

14 February 2012 A tropical cyclone has hit the island of Madagascar, with winds of up to 194km (120mph) ripping up trees and electricity pylons.

Hackers target Microsoft India's online store website

14 February 2012 Microsoft India's online store was forced to close after an apparent hacking attack from a group calling itself Evil Shadow Team.

Whitney Houston death: No foul play, says coroner

14 February 2012 A LOS ANGELES coroner has said there were no signs of foul play surrounding the death of singer Whitney Houston.