Lawyers for Chinese premier Wen Jiabao's family have denied reports of their "hidden riches" saying they are untrue, according to Hong Kong media.
British reluctance to be a conduit for a US military buildup in the Gulf seems to have taken Washington by surprise but it demonstrates the lessons of Iraq are deeply etched in Whitehall.
Brazil has begun it’s efforts to minimize crime and violence in the run up to their hosting of the 2014 World Cup.
Julia Gillard's approval rating has risen significantly in the first public opinion survey since the Australian prime minister branded her conservative opponent, Tony Abbott, a sexist and misogynist.
Standing at the edge of space above the deserts of New Mexico, Felix Baumgartner paused slightly.
For seven months, the world got to know Pussy Riot as three women defiantly smirking inside a glass cage as they issued a rare challenge to Vladimir Putin and the justice system that serves him.
The number of Afghan families growing cannabis as a cash crop leapt by more than a third last year, the UN has said.
Sprinter charged with murdering girlfriend, as police deny making claims that he had thought she was an intruder
The list of places where Tony Blair must look over his shoulder for protesters during his endless carousel around the global lecture circuit now includes Hong Kong, after a speech on faith and globalisation was interrupted by an activist seeking to make a citizen's arrest on the former prime minister.
He married thousands of people in mass weddings, made millions from his church's business interests and was accused of brainwashing his members and breaking up families.
Dominique Strauss-Kahn has failed to have a kiss-and-tell book by an old mistress banned but won a court order insisting a card outlining his objections should be individually placed inside every copy of the book sold.
A fresh international inquiry is to be opened into the mysterious 1961 plane crash that killed the UN secretary general Dag Hammarskjöld following the emergence of new evidence over the past year.
Maria Baronova wasn't at home on the morning eight masked officers armed with Kalashnikovs broke down her front door.
The release of double amputee athlete Oscar Pistorius has been condemned for sending the wrong message in South Africa, a country where violence against women is seen as a national crisis.
It probably didn't make his day, but Barack Obama appears to harbour no grudge against Clint Eastwood for the actor's bizarre attack on him during the Republican National Convention.
Venezuela's acting president, Nicolás Maduro, has said that Hugo Chávez's embalmed body will be permanently displayed in a glass crystal casket so "his people will always have him".