Scottish Transport Minister
Scotland's beleaguered Transport Minister Stewart Stevenson resigns after the country was brought to a standstill by severe weather.
Sudan People's Liberation Army/Movement
President dismisses fears of civil war resumption following a poll he is widely thought to have lost to his rival.
Mark Madoff, elder son of jailed financier Bernard Madoff, found dead in an apparent suicide.
Police moved WikiLeaks chief Julian Assange to the segregation unit of a London jail for his safety, his lawyer said on Friday as new cables showed the US suspects Burma has a secret nuclear program.
A number of people are injured in central Moscow as football fans protesting over the killing of a fellow supporter clash with police.
Requests for information from the Murphy Commission “offended many in the Vatican” who felt that the Irish government had “failed…
Richard Holbrooke, the US envoy to Afghanistan and Pakistan, has been taken critically ill with a torn aorta, the US state department says.
U.N. climate change talks
Delegates from 190 nations reach a deal to curb climate change, including a fund to help developing countries, at UN talks in Cancun.
Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez is moving into a tent given by Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi so flood victims can take refuge in his office.
Aligarh (Uttar Padesh), Dec 11 (IANS) Five children of a rickshaw-puller, all aged between 12 and 14, were burnt to death here when a fire broke out in...
Bucking a global trend which pushes workers to work longer and older, Bolivians can now retire at age 58, down from 65.
China's official inflation rate rose to 5.1% in November, a 28-month high, sparking new warnings of interest rate rises.
Car bombs explode
Blasts in Stockholm kill one person and injure two in what Sweden's foreign minister says was a failed terrorist attack.
Nazario Moreno Gonzalez
Suspected drug lord Nazario Moreno was gunned down late on Thursday by security forces amid an ongoing crackdown in western Mexico, Mexican national security spokesman Alejandro Poire said on Friday.
New People's Army