Kane Williamson scored his second test century and guided New Zealand to an unexpected draw as the hosts made 200 for six at the end of the third and final test against South Africa at the Basin Reserve today.
A cloud of explosive natural gas boiling up from the North Sea out of a leak at Total's evacuated Elgin platform has forced another shutdown off the Scottish coast as the French firm warned it could take six months to halt the flow.
Three days of clashes between rival militias in southern Libya spread to the centre of the country's fourth largest city on Tuesday despite the deployment of army troops trying to quell the violence which has so far killed nearly 50 people.
The mother of the Florida teenager shot and killed by a neighborhood watch volunteer, in a case with racial overtones that has resonated across the United States, is seeking trademark rights to slogans based on his name.
Flash mobs have been blamed as a factor in looting during urban riots. But now a group of online activists is harnessing social media like Twitter and Facebook to get consumers to spend at locally owned stores in cities around the world in so-called Cash Mobs.
North Korea gave details for the first time of a "weather satellite" it plans to send into orbit next month, a launch the West sees as a disguised ballistic missile test which has prompted criticism from the reclusive state's only major ally, China.
Support for the war in Afghanistan has dropped sharply among Americans in recent months as they grow increasingly disillusioned with the conflict that began more than a decade ago, according to a New York Times/CBS News public opinion poll released today.
World number three Roger Federer suffered a surprise defeat to American Andy Roddick 7-6 1-6 6-4 in the Sony Ericsson Open to end a 16-match winning streak for the Swiss maestro.
The United States is seeking to build regional shields against ballistic missiles in both Asia and the Middle East akin to an emerging bulwark in Europe, a senior Pentagon official says.
People who ate chocolate a few times a week or more weighed less than those who rarely indulged, according to a US study involving a thousand people.
The music doesn't stop for pop icon Madonna, and neither does the controversy, as the 53-year-old 'Queen of Pop' returns to the spotlight with her latest album "MDNA".
The Brumbies brought a shuddering halt to the Highlanders' perfect start to the Super Rugby season with a shock 33-26 victory in Canberra.
Wayne Rooney's 21st Premier League goal of the season has secured a 1-0 victory for Manchester United over Fulham to put them three points clear of Manchester City in the title race.
Sri Lanka captain Mahela Jayawardene combined luck and pluck to hit his 30th test century and steer the hosts to a respectable 289 for eight wickets on day one of the first test against England.
After months of mourning, IndyCar drivers returned to work yesterday but the series-opener brought little closure as Dan Wheldon's death continued to weigh heavily on the sport.
US authorities have given cash compensation to the families of Afghans killed in a shooting rampage allegedly carried out by an American soldier in Kandahar province, a family member and a tribal elder says.
US President Barack Obama has vowed to pursue further strategic arms reductions with Russia as part of his broader nuclear disarmament agenda even as he issued stern warnings to North Korea and Iran in their nuclear standoffs with the West.
Extreme weather events over the past decade have increased and were "very likely" caused by manmade global warming, a study in the journal Nature Climate Change said today.
A French judge has placed the brother of an al Qaeda-inspired gunman under formal investigation, meaning he will be moved to a prison and remain there for the duration of an inquiry into suspected complicity in a spate of fatal shootings.