The international mediator on Syria says he has "a few ideas" but not a full plan on how to end the country's 18-month conflict, which he described as "extremely bad and getting worse."
West Indies qualified for the Twenty20 World Cup super eight stage without winning a game after their final Group B match against Ireland was abandoned because of rain on Monday.
Taiwan's Foxconn Technology Group has closed its Taiyuan plant in northern China after a personal dispute spiraled into a brawl involving 2,000 workers in a dormitory, injuring 40.
"Homeland" has ended the four-year run of "Mad Men" to win the top drama prize at the Primetime Emmy awards, while "Modern Family" reigned for a third year as the best comedy series on television.
Billie Joe Armstrong, lead singer and guitarist for the Grammy-winning rock band Green Day, is seeking substance abuse treatment, the group said on its website, following his angry, guitar-smashing outburst on stage two days ago.
U. rock band The Killers notched up their fourth UK number one album on Sunday after storming straight to the top of the charts.
Two Chinese marine surveillance ships have entered what Japan considers its territorial waters near disputed islands in the East China Sea, prompting an official protest from Tokyo amid rising tension between Asia's two biggest economies.
Singer Fiona Apple opened up to fans during a concert in Houston in a bizarre speech about the night she spent in a Texas jail after being arrested for hashish possession last week.
Chinese court has jailed ex-police chief Wang Lijun for 15 years after finding him guilty on four charges, including seeking to conceal the murder of a British businessman, in a scandal that felled ambitious politician Bo Xilai.
Brandt Snedeker held off a late charge by fellow American Ryan Moore to win the season-ending Tour Championship by three shots, along with FedExCup honours and the eye-popping $10 million bonus.
Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney vowed today that he would campaign more aggressively in the remaining weeks before the November election.
Boxing All Black Sonny Bill Williams appeared to be feeling the burden of his inflated price tag in Japan as his Panasonic Wild Knights lost again.
John Terry brought his long and often controversial England career to an end otoday when the Chelsea defender announced his retirement from international football.
Turkish rescue workers retrieved an inflatable sex doll from the Black Sea after police were notified by panicked residents who mistook it for a woman's body floating offshore, Milliyet newspaper reported.
A derby that began with an outpouring of goodwill ended in despair for Liverpool as Robin van Persie's penalty gave Manchester United a fortunate 2-1 win before Premier League champions Manchester City drew 1-1 with Arsenal.
The space shuttle Endeavour touched down in Los Angeles on the back of a jumbo jet, greeted by cheering crowds as it ended a celebratory final flight en route to its retirement home at a Southern California science museum.
A drunken driver ploughed his car into a bus stop in Moscow on Saturday, killing seven people and injuring three others, police said.
Chelsea needed a late winner by England fullback Ashley Cole to beat Stoke City 1-0 and move three points clear at the top of the Premier League with all their main title rivals yet to play this weekend.
A Pakistani minister has offered $1US00,000 to anyone who kills the maker of an online video which insults Islam, as sporadic protests rumbled on across parts of the Muslim world.
A Libyan Islamist militia has been swept out of the eastern city of Benghazi in a popular protest against the armed groups, Reuters witnesses said.