Instead of prosecuting elite computer hackers, the US government should recruit them to launch cyber-attacks against Islamist terrorists and other foes, according to a leading military thinker and government adviser.
New York City mayor Michael Bloomberg is not short of living space – his Upper West Side townhouse extends to 12,500 sq ft. But his plan for residents unable to cope with mushrooming rents in Manhattan is somewhat more modest: tiny "micro units" one fortieth of the size.
She is the still second most famous name in South Africa after Nelson Mandela.
A senior member of Libya's Muslim Brotherhood has conceded that its Justice and Construction party had fallen short of expectations, after early election results gave victory to its more secularist rival, the National Democratic Alliance (NDA).
Barack Obama's campaign team attempted to put a positive spin on disappointing fundraising figures by highlighting Tuesday what it claimed was a surge in small donors.
Republican leaders, still stung by the supreme court ruling upholding Barack Obama's healthcare reforms, launched another furious but largely symbolic bid to overturn the law on Tuesday.
One of the Taliban's most senior commanders has admitted the insurgents cannot win the war in Afghanistan and that capturing Kabul is "a very distant prospect", obliging them to seek a settlement with other political forces in the country.
The Spanish government has until the end of the month to produce a persuasive two-year blueprint of structural reforms as part of the terms of a eurozone rescue of up to €100bn (£79bn) for its distressed banking sector.
François Hollande was in Downing Street for a big hugs summit with our prime minister. The idea was to forget old slights, bond together, and get onto affable Frank 'n Dave terms.
Nick Clegg's hopes of reforming the House of Lords, completing a journey begun a century ago by his Liberal predecessors, ran into severe trouble on Tuesday when 91 Tory MPs defied a three line whip to vote against the measure in the largest rebellion of the parliament.