Two British journalists detained by a Libyan militia last month and accused of spying have been released and cleared of all charges, an interior ministry official said on Sunday.
Republican presidential hopeful Mitt Romney was sweeping to victory in his party's primary in Puerto Rico on Sunday, bolstering his position as front-runner in the race to determine who will face Democratic President Barack Obama in the November 6 election.
Britain accused Iran of blocking a website days after it was launched by the British government to reach out to Iranians, in the latest spat over media censorship.
A lawyer representing the US soldier implicated in the massacre of 16 villagers in Afghanistan said he and other members of the defense team would spend several days with him in the week ahead.
John Demjanjuk, a retired US engine mechanic convicted for his role in killing 28,000 Jews as a guard at a Nazi death camp during World War Two, died aged 91 in a care home in Germany, police said.
Mauritania arrested Muammar Gaddafi's ex-spy chief, Abdullah al-Senussi, as he arrived on an overnight flight, officials said, immediately triggering a three-way race for his extradition.
The German Historical Museum in Berlin must return a collection of thousands of rare, handcrafted posters seized more than 70 years ago by the Nazis to the son of the original owner, Germany's federal court said.
More than 200 protesters gathered on Saturday in New York's Zuccotti Park to mark the six-month anniversary of the Occupy Wall Street movement and clashed with police, resulting in several arrests and three officers injured, officials said.
Two explosions struck the heart of Damascus, killing at least 27 people in an attack on security installations that state television blamed on "terrorists" seeking to oust Syrian President Bashar al-Assad.
The founder and leader of WikiLeaks, Julian Assange, plans to run for a seat in Australia's upper house of parliament, the anti-secrecy group announced on Twitter.