In what comes as a further constraint on freedom of the press, the US government has secretly seized the telephone records of journalists of the Associated Press. The Department of Justice has gathered the telephone records of more than twenty lines.
There is no scientific evidence that psychiatric diagnoses such as schizophrenia and bipolar disorder are valid or useful, according to the leading body representing Britain’s clinical psychologists.
Russia today said it had detained an alleged American CIA agent working undercover at the US embassy who was discovered with a large stash of money as he was trying to recruit a Russian intelligence officer.
Italian prosecutors today asked that Silvio Berlusconi be banned from politics forever and serve six years in prison at the former prime minister's trial for having sex with an underage prostitute and abusing his official powers.
Carlos the Jackal, once considered one of the world's most wanted terrorists, returned to court in Paris today to appeal his conviction for a series of deadly bombings in France 30 years ago.
Britain's disgraced former energy minister Chris Huhne and his ex-wife were both freed from prison on Monday after serving a quarter of their eight-month sentences for swapping speeding points.
Beetles, caterpillars and wasps could supplement diets around the world as an environmentally friendly food source if only Western consumers could get over their "disgust", the UN's Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) said today.
A leading NRI in the UK has been elected as the Deputy Mayor of a London Borough.
Two more alleged child abuse victims of Michael Jackson are preparing to file lawsuits against the late King of Pop’s estate, it has been revealed.
An Indian-origin board member of the influential UK India Business Council said he is rethinking the role of off-shore tax havens in the current economic climate after being included in a list of 1,000 names handed over to British tax authorities probing tax havens, reports Dipankar De Sarkar.
Pope Francis today created the first saints of his reign, canonising some 800 Italian martyrs who refused to convert to Islam in the 15th century, as well as a Colombian and a Mexican who founded congregations.
Up to 200 jobs could be slashed at top German tabloid Bild, as its publishing group seeks to make some $26 million in cost savings, according to a media report today.
Cricketer-turned politician Imran Khan's ex-wife Jemima Khan has hailed the success of his political party Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf, which was set to form government in the restive Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa province.
Nasa astronauts on Saturday performed an emergency spacewalk to try to stop ammonia from leaking from the International Space Station's power system, Nasatelevision showed.
The International Space Station has a radiator leak in its power system. The outpost's commander called the situation serious, but not life-threatening.