The Ukrainian opposition is seeking to keep pressure on President Viktor Yanukovych to reverse his snub of the European Union, a move that has sparked the country's largest protest since the 2004 Orange Revolution.
An Islamist militant group has claimed credit for the deadly car crash at Beijing's Tiananmen Square that killed five and injured dozens last month, while warning of more attacks to come.
Mass beach robberies or "big drags" as they're known in Portuguese, are back, and the gang raids on November 15 and 20 spread alarm through a city gearing up to host soccer's World Cup in just over six months and the Summer Olympics in 2016.
An angry President Hamid Karzai has rejected the final recommendation of a four-day Afghan grand assembly that he should promptly sign a security agreement with the United States.
Egypt has enacted tough new restrictions on public demonstrations.
A "terminal" rift has severed relations between Rupert Murdoch and Tony Blair over reports of Mr Blair's friendship with the entrepreneur's ex-wife Wendi Deng, it is claimed.
The United States has been accused of negotiation by exhaustion in last-minute talks in Salt Lake City ahead of the final ministers' meeting that will decide the makeup of the Trans Pacific trade deal between Australia and eleven other nations.
Little-known Turkestan Islamic Party says it struck at Tiananmen Square, but Uighur activists are sceptical.
The youngest woman involved in Britain’s slavery scandal wrote over 500 letters to a neighbour, including scented love letters, telling him she was ‘‘trapped’’ by evil and racist ‘‘monsters’’.
After decades of a brittle relationship between Iran and the West, especially Washington, all sides had refused to get excited about any agreement on Tehran's nuclear program. But there it was, news of a landmark deal in a 3am tweet by a senior European diplomat in Geneva.