American student Amanda Knox flew home free on Tuesday after spending four years in an Italian jail, leaving the family of murdered British student Meredith Kercher racked with anguish that they are no closer to the truth about her killing.
Apple took the wraps off a new iPhone today, but may have left some fans wishing for more than an updated version of last year's smartphone.
Afghan President Hamid Karzai begins a two-day visit to India today that could boost the two countries' economic ties and lead to an agreement for India to train police in a visit likely to irk Pakistan as tension grows in the region.
At least 13 people were shot dead by gunmen in a suspected sectarian attack on a passenger bus in Pakistan's southwestern Baluchistan province today, the second such attack in just over two weeks.
Colin Slade is ready, willing and able to step into Dan Carter's shoes for the All Blacks in the knockout phase of the World Cup, coaches and team mates say.
Italy hooker Leonardo Ghiraldini is to face a disciplinary hearing for making contact with the eyes of Ireland prop Cian Healy during their Rugby World Cup Pool C clash in Dunedin on Sunday.
The intensity level at the Rugby World Cup has been ratcheted up a notch, as the surviving eight teams begin their preparations for the knockout phase, while England and New Zealand have asked the public to 'move on'.
A posthumous Michael Jackson album entitled "Immortal" is to be released in November featuring newly discovered outtakes and redesigned versions of some of his biggest hits.
The World Cup would go on without the New Zealand All Blacks if they chose to boycott the 2015 tournament, International Rugby Board (IRB) chief executive Mike Miller says.
England utility back Delon Armitage will miss this weekend's World Cup quarter-final against France after being handed a one-week ban on Monday for a dangerous high tackle against Scotland.
Libyan interim government forces have intensified their assault on Sirte, unleashing barrages of tank, artillery and anti-aircraft fire and capturing a district in Muammar Gaddafi's hometown from his supporters.
Dealing with injuries has been a fact of life for Wales over the past few years, but while other teams sweat on the fitness of key players heading into the rugby World Cup quarter-finals the Welsh have a clean bill of health.
South Africa skipper John Smit fired the first shot in the psychological battle against Australia today by saying his side were the underdogs for their rugby World Cup quarter-final clash in Wellington.
Winger Mark Cueto defended England's disciplinary record both on and off the pitch today as the former world champions began the run-up to their World Cup quarter-final embroiled in controversy.
For the third successive World Cup Italy failed to beat a Six Nations rival in their final pool game and so departed the tournament on Monday seemingly as far away as ever from reaching the quarterfinals.
Italy coach Nick Mallett had no excuses after his team were beaten by Ireland in their final pool match on Sunday, and backed the Irish to go all the way to final.
Samoa centre Eliota Sapolu Fuimaono faces a misconduct hearing, World Cup organisers said on Sunday, after the Gloucester player launched his second tirade of the tournament on Twitter following his side's 13-5 loss to South Africa.
Tonga winger Sukanaivalu Hufanga has been suspended for five weeks after being found guilty of a dangerous tip tackle in his side's 19-14 victory over France in Wellington on Saturday.
Aid workers from the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) have brought medical supplies into ousted Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi's besieged hometown of Sirte as fears grew that a humanitarian disaster was unfolding there.
Police have reopened the Brooklyn Bridge evening after about 400 anti-Wall Street protesters were arrested for blocking traffic lanes and attempting an unauthorized march across the span.