Federal law enforcement officers have searched the Washington home of a chief of staff to a Republican senator for child pornography.
Dasha Afanasieva and Humeyra Pamuk The United States and Britain suspended non-lethal aid to northern Syria after Islamist fighters seized Western-backed rebel weapons warehouses.
The missing heart of a dead Marine from Pennsylvania is at the centre of an international mystery that threatens to entangle two governments in a Philadelphia court battle.
Nick O'Malley President Barack Obama’s tribute to Nelson Mandela at the memorial service in South Africa has been overwhelmed in America by discussion of his handshake with Cuban president Raul Castro, a nation...
Alexandra Back US President Barack Obama has paid tribute to his personal hero and the "last great liberator of the 20th century" before a euphoric crowd at a Johannesburg stadium.
Con Coughlin America's "schizophrenic" approach to the Middle East could lead Arab states to align themselves more closely with Russia, Bahrain warned on Sunday.
Peter Mitchell Australian Peter Truong jailed for 30 years for allowing men worldwide to abuse boy he bought.
Mark Mazzetti and Justin Elliott Not limiting their activities to the earthly realm, US and British spies have infiltrated the fantasy worlds of World of Warcraft and Second Life, conducting surveillance and scooping up data in the...
Philip Wen China appears poised to expel nearly two dozen foreign journalists at The New York Times and Bloomberg.
Seoul North Korea says it has deported an American veteran of the Korean War who had been detained in the country since October for what Pyongyang described as ‘‘hostile acts’’...
Police say two young newlyweds lured a man to his death with a Craigslist online ad because they wanted to kill someone together.
Brigitte Dusseau The trial of Indonesian-born wine dealer Rudy Kurniawan opens in New York on Monday with prosecutors accusing him of masterminding a wildly lucrative fraud which saw ordinary bottles passed off as...
Ahmed Hagagy The head of the Syrian National Coalition opposition group said on Sunday a thaw in relations between Washington and Tehran could strengthen President Bashar al-Assad's hand in Syria's civil war.
Ben Doherty Homosexual sex is illegal, and punishable by life in prison, India’s highest court has ruled.
Henry Meyer, Kateryna Choursina, Daryna Krasnolutska In the battle for Ukraine's future, influential oligarchs are turning away from the government.
Erik Kirschbaum The German state of Bavaria announced on Wednesday it had scrapped plans to publish a new academic reprint of Adolf Hitler's "Mein Kampf" with critical commentary when its legal power to ban the book...
Nick O'Malley Australia has again become a focus of the increasingly bitter debate over gun control in the United States.
Benghazi, Libya An American teacher shot dead in Benghazi, 15 months after a deadly attack on the US consulate in Libya's second city.
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.
Emily Flitter and Joseph Ax US prosecutors have charged 49 current and former Russian diplomats and their family members with participating in a scheme to get health benefits intended for the poor by lying about their income.