Police disperse the final student demonstrators in central London, after a day of protests against higher tuition fees and university cuts.
UK Independence Party
UKIP MEP Godfrey Bloom is ordered out of the chamber of the European Parliament after he directed a Nazi slogan at a German socialist.
Afghan officials announced most of the long-delayed results from a September parliamentary election on Wednesday, but more disqualifications and protests and the emergence of a potential new opposition bloc clouded the poll.
Context: Blaise Compaor, Burkina Faso, presidential election
A young male demonstrator was shot and killed Wednesday and dozens more injured as more than 200 Orthodox Coptic Christian protesters clashed with Egyptian police. The vi...
Brazilian police have shot dead at least 13 more people in Rio de Janeiro as they try stop a wave of violence by suspected drug traffickers.
A Texas jury on Wednesday found former Republican House Majority Leader Tom DeLay, dubbed "The Hammer" for his hard-driving style, guilty of money laundering and conspiracy.
The cholera epidemic in Haiti is spreading much faster than predicted, the UN says, and could cause 200,000 cases in the next three months.
Government of Australia
Context: Government of Australia, Montara oil spill, PTT Public Company Limited, oil rig
Context: New Zealand, are confirmed dead
Context: corporations, unemployment rates
Ireland unveiled a 15-billion-euro austerity package Wednesday required to unlock an international bailout, slashing public sector pay and pensions but refusing to raise corporation tax.
An executive of a California research firm was arrested on Wednesday on securities fraud and conspiracy charges after U.S. prosecutors accused him of arranging for inside information to be leaked to hedge funds, the latest development in an investigation of the industry.
Context: Dmitry Medvedev, Wen Jiabao
Strikers bring Portuguese public services to a halt in a bid to weaken the government's resolve to make deep budget cuts.
The bodies of two civilians are found on the South Korean island of Yeonpyeong, shelled during the attack by North Korea.