Sanctions against the Iranian regime are pushing the Islamic Republic's economy into deep crisis, according to key Israeli officials in comments seen as a further indication unilateral military action may have been put on hold.
A New Testament scholar claims to have found evidence suggesting that the Gospel of Jesus's Wife is a modern forgery.
The Occupy Movement has found an unlikely ally in a senior Bank of England official, Andrew Haldane, who has praised protesters for their role in triggering an overhaul of the financial services sector.
Ghana's president, John Evans Atta Mills, has died suddenly, aged 68.
One year ago, Yekaterina Samutsevich was riding a euphoric high.
Italians fatigued by politics may have switched on the television on Sunday night for a spot of escapism.
China's ruling Communist Party unveiled its new seven-man Politburo Standing Committee on Thursday, confirming Xi Jinping's elevation to the no. 1 spot in the line-up and the end of Hu Jintao's 10 years as party boss. Here's a rundown of the appointed members.
Almost half a century after his death, Winston Churchill was honoured in Jerusalem on Sunday with a statue and a tribute proclaiming him a friend of the Jewish people and the Zionist cause.
Facebook has apologised after it mistakenly deleted a free speech group's post on human rights abuses in Syria.