Zlatan Ibrahimovic has inspired AC Milan to a 4-0 demolition of Arsenal in the Champions League, although the sorry performance of the visitors had as much to do with the scoreline as the volatile Swede's brilliance.
Alastair Cook became the first England captain to score consecutive one-day centuries to set his side up for a 20-run victory over Pakistan in the second one-day international in Abu Dhabi.
France says it wants the UN Security Council to set up humanitarian corridors in Syria to alleviate civilian suffering and that it is negotiating with Russia on a new UN resolution on the conflict.
A Czech Airlines plane has made an emergency landing in Prague after the captain collapsed and died in mid-flight, the company said.
A massive fire has swept through an overcrowded prison in Honduras and killed more than 350 inmates, many of them trapped and screaming inside their cells.
Although, technically speaking, Lucille Ball, Desi Arnaz, Vivian Vance and William Frawley never left small screens thanks to 60 years of "I Love Lucy," in TV reruns, the gang is back for their first interactive adventure in "Retro World."
A Chinese tech firm that claims it still owns the iPad trademark will seek a ban on exports of Apple's computer tablets from China, which could deal a blow to the US technology giant's sales worldwide.
An Iranian man was seriously wounded in Bangkok when a bomb he was carrying exploded and blew one of his legs off and Israel said the incident was an attempted terrorist attack by Iran.
A US aircraft carrier strike group has sailed through the Strait of Hormuz more than a month after Iran warned a different carrier - USS John C. Stennis - not to return to the Gulf as Iranian navy boats sailed by.
Manchester City's rebel striker Carlos Tevez has left Argentina for England, taking manager Roberto Mancini's olive branch with one hand and hurling an accusation he was treated "like a dog" with the other.
Rating agency Moody's has warned it may cut the triple-A ratings of France, the United Kingdom and Austria, and it has downgraded six other European nations including Italy, Spain and Portugal, citing growing risks from Europe's debt crisis.
Captain Alastair Cook's superb century and four wickets for Steve Finn lifted England to a crushing 130-run victory over Pakistan in the first one-day international in Abu Dhabi.
The UN human rights chief accused Syrian President Bashar al-Assad of launching an "indiscriminate attack" on civilians to end pro-democracy protests and said he had been emboldened by the failure of the Security Council to condemn him.
With growing worries about the threat of "cyber warfare", militaries around the world are racing to recruit the computer specialists they believe may be central to the conflicts of the 21st century.
Pop star Whitney Houston was found "underwater and apparently unconscious" when she was discovered in a Beverly Hills hotel room bathtub, police said today.
Scottish champions Rangers have said that they face administration after running into financial problems centred on a disputed tax bill, a move that would effectively hand the title to perennial rivals Celtic.
Rupert Murdoch will face hostile and angry staff when he arrives in Britain this week seeking to face down a growing rebellion within his newspaper business and end the talk that his flagship Sun could close following a string of arrests.
Israel accused arch-enemies Iran and its Lebanese ally Hezbollah of being behind twin bomb attacks that targeted embassy staff in India and Georgia, wounding four people.
Phil Mickelson has totally upstaged playing partner Tiger Woods while charging past overnight leader Charlie Wi to win the Pebble Beach National Pro-Am in spectacular fashion by two shots.