A war crimes court rules that model Naomi Campbell can be called to testify against former Liberian President Charles Taylor.
A former top diplomat says he felt "very uncomfortable" about the UK going to war in Iraq without United Nations backing.
Former UK Prime Minister Tony Blair is to receive a prestigious US medal and $100,000 (£67,000) prize for his work in conflict resolution.
Powerful explosion hits Grozny but details on casualties remain unclear.
Palestinian held after failing to comply with order to leave occupied Jerusalem.
The Taliban attack a Nato base in east Afghanistan a day after the US commander, Gen Petraeus, warned of escalating violence.
Figures from the CSO show that the Irish economy technically emerged from recession in the first three months of this year.
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Dozens protesting arrest of opposition Islamic party leaders injured in clashes.
It seems unlikely the Christian lobby will lay out the red carpet and the internet link for the latest prime minister, Julia Gillard.
Sudanese authorities release Islamist opposition leader Hassan al-Turabi after six weeks in detention, his secretary says.
Finland is now the first country in the world where every citizen is entitled to high-speed Internet connection, starting today.
Agathon Rwasa, a former rebel leader, said he had been threatened by the government.
Nepalese Prime Minister Madhav Kumar Nepal announces his resignation in a televised speech.
A popular South Korean actor and singer is found dead at his home in Seoul after an apparent suicide, police say.
The 11th member of alleged Russian spy ring in US fails to appear at police station.
Ahmadinejad signs law forbidding Iranian broadcast authority from airing advertisements for 'Zionist' companies. Black list include American companies owned by Jews and firms that do business with Israel. Nestle, IBM, others in crosshairs
Two men are sentenced to death in Iran over the deaths of three anti-government protesters at Kahrizak jail, reports say.
Woman’s lovers accused of murdering her husband.
A man claiming to be an Iranian nuclear scientist kidnapped by the US says he has escaped from custody, in a video shown on Iranian TV.
Eleven paramilitary police are killed after an ambush by suspected Isamic militants in the Sahara desert, a security source says.
Guinea-Bissau’s controversial army chief General Antonio Indjai has been inaugurated despite the international community shunning him away for overseeing a mutiny.
The Democratic Republic of Congo marks 50 years of independence Wednesday with UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon and the Belgian king among a host of world leaders attending the celebrations.
The American Civil Liberties Union plans to sue the US authorities over the "no-fly" list, saying it stops innocent people from travelling.