David Cameron's visit to China has been overshadowed by human rights concerns after Chinese security forces barred the lawyer of Liu Xiaobo, the Chinese Nobel Peace prize winner, from leaving the country.
The decision comes as representatives of the Fatah and Hamas prepare to meet in Syria to discuss ways of solving the dispute between them.
Jordanians vote in parliamentary elections that have been boycotted by the strongest opposition party, the Islamic Action Front.
Seventeen people are charged in the US with stealing $42m of Holocaust compensation funds provided by the German government.
Eighteen inmates were killed and a prison guard shot and wounded during a prison riot in north-eastern Brazil that ended on Tuesday, officials said.
David Cameron raises the issue of human rights in talks with China, during what he called a "vitally important" trade mission to the country.
After months in limbo due to Chinese objections, a U.N. report suggesting North Korea may have supplied Syria, Iran and Myanmar with banned nuclear technology is heading to the Security Council.
Qantas has been fined $12 million for its part in running an international air cargo cartel.
The Garda Síochána Ombudsman Commission has received 28 complaints about the behaviour of gardaí at a student demonstration in…
Three British soldiers are being investigated by military lawyers over the alleged abuse of Iraqi detainees, the High Court is told.