Philip Wen China appears poised to expel nearly two dozen foreign journalists at The New York Times and Bloomberg.
Mohannad Sabry, Jonathan Landay CAIRO: Egyptian authorities have raided the offices of 17 domestic and international human rights and democracy organisations, in a sharp intensification of the military's crackdown that recalled the...
David Nakamura BEIJING - Vice President Joe Biden forcefully complained to Chinese leaders about threats to expel U.S.
Simon Johnson and Mia Shanley STOCKHOLM: Sweden has been a key partner for the United States in spying on Russia, Swedish television has reported, citing leaked documents from the US National Security Agency.
Henry Meyer and Scott Rose Vladimir Putin's dream of re-creating the Soviet empire is being tested on the streets of Kiev.
Louise Hall NITSANA DARSHAN-LEITNER has dedicated her life to fighting terrorism her way: using courts around the world to bankrupt terrorist organisations and disrupt the flow of funds from rogue states.
Elizabeth Povoledo Pope Francis will set up a commission to advise him on protecting children from sexually abusive priests and on how the church should counsel victims, the Vatican said Thursday.
Leesha McKenny South Africa's "greatest son", former president Nelson Mandela, has died at the age of 95.
Mike Pflanz, Henry Samuel, Ben Farmer The United Nations has unanimously authorised increased force to stop a religious war spiralling into genocide in the Central African Republic.
Barton Gellman and Ashkan Soltani Nearly 5 billion records gathered daily on mobile phones around the world, latest Snowden documents reveal.
Nick Miller Guardian editor Alan Rusbridger has faced a hostile grilling by British MPs, who accused him of committing a crime by distributing documents received from spy whistleblower Edward Snowden.
Jang Song-thaek, an uncle of the North Korean leader Kim Jong-un and a man widely considered to be No.
Nick Miller Stephen Ward, the scapegoat for Britain's infamous Profumo sex scandal in the 1960s, was a casualty of Britain's worst uncorrected miscarriage of justice, says Geoffrey Robertson, QC.
Jack Healy With the new prosperity, soaring crime rates have hit some US oil towns, straining law enforcement resources and shattering the sense of safety.
Bailed-out Portugal has announced a sovereign debt swap in a move intended to help prepare for the end of its EU-IMF rescue program set for next year.
Lindsay Murdoch In Bangkok Anti-government protesters again fought security forces on Monday, a day after violent clashes erupted and protest leaders issued an ultimatum to the Prime Minister to resign.
The 4700-year-old city of Tyre, assaulted by Egyptians and Babylonians, by Alexander the Great and the Crusaders, has found a defender with a famous lineage.
Nick Cumming-Bruce The top United Nations human rights official linked President Bashar al-Assad of Syria to war crimes and crimes against humanity for the first time on Monday, citing evidence collected by her panel...
Lindsay Murdoch Thailand’s media has been increasingly using small, unmanned drones that are giving them spectacular video and photographic panoramas of running battles on the streets of Bangkok.