US Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney ran into a wall of criticism for remarks suggesting he was indifferent to US' poor, after scoring a resounding victory in the Florida primary.
WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange appealed to Britain's Supreme Court today not to extradite him to Sweden over accusations of sex crimes, a move that could push his anti-secrecy website further towards oblivion.
US stocks extended January's rally after upbeat global manufacturing data boosted sentiment and as Greece neared a long-delayed deal with private creditors. Meanwhile, European shares hit a six-month high.
Debt-laden Greece and its international lenders must focus less on deficit reduction and more on reform because there are limits to what society can tolerate, a senior IMF official said today.
Swedish authorities are looking into whether the Nobel Peace Prize has been going to the "wrong" type of people, like human rights campaigners and environmentalists, in violation of prize founder Alfred Nobel's will.
After all the fuzz created over the UK’s decision to send its most advanced warship to Malvinas Islands, the British government confirmed that Prince William will begin his six-week deployment in the Islands earlier than expected. The heir to the throne arrived today to the Archipelago.
Four radical Islamists admitted in court today plotting to bomb the London Stock Exchange as part of a campaign of al Qaeda-inspired attacks across the British capital in the run-up to Christmas 2010.
UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon urged today Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to offer Palestinians goodwill gestures to keep peace talks alive.
About 100 people are feared trapped inside a ferry that sank in rough weather off Papua New Guinea, a rescue official said, a day after the crowded boat went down with about 350 people on board.
UN General Secretary Ban Ki-moon asked Israel today to ease up the blockade against the Palestinians after being received by protests crossing from Israel to Gaza.