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Leftist Dilma Rousseff narrowly wins re-election in Brazil

Former president Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva congratulates Brazil's President Dilma Rousseff during news conference after disclosure of the election results, in Brasilia. (Reuters)

Brazil's leftist President Dilma Rousseff narrowly won re-election after convincing voters that her ...

Oscar Pistorius shot and killed his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp through a toilet cubicle door in his home last year. (AP/PTI)
Oscar Pistorius starts five-year term for killing girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp
Oscar Pistorius' fellow inmates include 'Prime Evil' apartheid death squad leader Eugene de Kock.

US general says he believes North Korea can build nuclear warhead

The commander of US forces in South Korea said on Friday he believes Pyongyang...

Oscar Pistorius sentencing: What it means

How much prison time will Oscar Pistorius ultimately serve for killing his girlfriend?

Barack Obama open to appointing Ebola 'czar', opposes travel ban

Obama administration is facing sharp criticism from lawmakers over its efforts to contain Ebola in t...

Islamic State militants now world's richest terror group: experts

ISIS earns $1 million a day alone by selling crude oil from fields it captured...
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Oscar Pistorius shoves race, crime and punishment in South Africa's face
Reaction to Oscar Pistorius' five-year sentence has been swift and overwhelmingly critical...
Gunman in Canada attack complained about mosque
The gunman who shot and killed a soldier in plain daylight then stormed Canada's Parliament...
2 killed, 4 injured in US school shooting
In yet another tragic shooting in a US school, a student opened fire in a school cafeteria...
Nobel Peace Prize: 2 rival nations, 1 message of peace
Despite their many differences, 17-year-old Malala Yousafzai and 60-year-old Kailash Satyarthi will ...
Nobel Peace Laureate Malala Yousafzai: Idol to the world, outcast at home
Pakistani teenager Malala Yousafzai, who won the Nobel Peace Prize, , is hailed around the world as ...
Not seen since Sept 3, jitters grow over North Korea's missing Kim
If Kim Jong-un does not appear at a key political event on Friday, speculation will intensify over h...
Harvard University students get racially charged death threat emails
Email claims an individual would come to Harvard and 'shoot all of you' and 'kill you individually'.
In Hong Kong's Umbrella Revolution, China confronts limits of its power
While China's People's Liberation Army forces are stationed in Hong Kong, they have remained in thei...
Bill and Hillary Clinton become grandparents; daughter Chelsea gives birth to baby girl
Chelsea Clinton has given birth to a daughter named Charlotte..
ISIS is hit where it could hurt most, its oil money sources
ISIS controls 11 oil fields in Iraq, Syria and earns millions...
Pakistan PM Nawaz Sharif to raise Kashmir issue in UN speech
Pakistan says there is 'no reason' for Nawaz Sharif not to raise issue of Kashmir during his address...
Would US have right of hot pursuit in Syria?
Obama administration officials returned Tuesday to citing Congress' 2001 authorization to wage war.
US told Iran of intent to strike Islamic State in Syria: Source
The United States informed Iran in advance of its intention to strike Islamic State militants in Syr...
Barack Obama to meet Iraqi PM and Egyptian President in New York
US President Barack Obama would meet new Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi and his Egyptian count...
US rules out 'trading aspects' with Iran to fight Islamic State
US said it will not be "trading aspects" of Tehran's controversial nuclear programme to secure commi...
Pakistan's powerful spy agency gets new chief
Army chief Gen Raheel Sharif, was today appointed as new head of Pakistan's powerful spy agency ISI.
'New terror group Khorasan may pose more direct threat'
‘Khorasan’ group is led by a shadowy figure who was once among Osama bin Laden's inner circle.
G20 finance chiefs aim to 'change destiny of global economy'
Finance chiefs from G20 nations held talks today, confident they can...
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