Authorities in southern Iran have arrested 17 boys and girls who took part in a water pistol fight at a seaside park. They could face charges of
The Iron Curtain Museum has opened in a former Communist police border control building on the Czech/German border. The museum documents the Cold War
Traffic appears normal in central Tripoli but away from the streets, life in the Libyan capital is becoming increasingly difficult. On top of
The clean-up, questions and recriminations are continuing after last night’s riots in north London. The violence erupted in Tottenham after a
The ringleader of US soldiers who abused suspected Iraqi insurgents at Baghdad’s Abu Ghraib prison has been freed from jail. Charles Graner served
A performance involving spectacular car stunts in the town of Brasov featuring a family of professional German stunt men and women.
A “SlutWalk” took place in Helsinki. The march aims to ensure the way women dress can not be used as a justification for sexual assault.
A tiny wallaby joey, called Frodo, has been given a new lease of life by keepers at Hungary’s Budapest zoo after falling out of his mother’s pouch.
Authorities in Ukraine have banned a planned street protest in support of jailed former prime minister Yulia Tymoshenko. Police arrived early this
Russia’s Vera Zvonareva advanced to Sunday’s final of the Mercury Insurance Open in San Diego after beating Ana Ivanovic 5-7 6-4 6-4. The former
Protesters are camping out on the streets of Tel Aviv, angry at the high cost of living in Israel, especially housing. Despite relatively strong
The military crackdown in Syria appears to show no signs of abating, despite a phonecall from UN Secretary General, Ban Ki-moon, urging President
Burned out buildings, some still on fire, bear witness to the violent rioting that took place in the Tottenham area of North London overnight. The
In the past week alone 2.5 trillion dollars have been wiped off the value of global stocks. That is why world leaders and policy makers have been
After more than a month of delays caused by technical problems and bad weather, Ariane 5 has finally launched into space from French Guiana. 40
Police in Argentina say they have found the weapon used to assassinate two French tourists and made two more arrests, bringing to six the number of
Yeman’s President Ali Abdullah Saleh has left the Saudi hospital where he was being treated for injuries suffered during a bomb attack on his palace
At least eight police officers are in hospital after unrest broke out in Tottenham, north London, when a peaceful protest and vigil turned
More than a quarter of a million Israelis filled the streets of Tel Aviv, Jerusalem and other cities as the demand for lower living costs
Supporters of the jailed Ukrainian former prime minister are promising to step up their protest over her detention. Yulia Tymoshenko is being held