Russia banned pork imports from EU member states last week after the African swine fever virus infections were reported.
An Islamic school and a Catholic church in western Sydney have been attacked with pigs` heads.
The number of dead pigs found floating in Shanghai`s waterways is approaching 15,000, but a newspaper has claimed that the government is concealing the true tally.
An international group of scientists has decoded the DNA of the domestic pig, research that may one day prove useful in finding new treatments for both pigs and people.
Day in Pics: 24th October
Showbiz World - October 24, 2014
Aamir Khan's sensational 'PK' posters