Former student Amanda Knox reportedly said Tuesday that she has faith in Italian justice and hopes her guilty verdict for murder will be overturned on appeal.
In post-election crackdown, Iran's Revolutionary Guard Corps has taken a new leading role by tightening its control over levers of state power and stifling dissent.
The Philippines police named suspects that include government militiamen and members of the Ampatuan clan in last month's massacre in Maguindanao.
India will create Telangana, its 29th state, ending advocates' decades-old quest for a linguistically distinct state.
Researchers at the Copenhagen global warning talks say they're finding success in reducing emissions by encouraging tropical countries to protect their forests.
Climate change is driving talks to curb greenhouse gas emissions in Copenhagen, but scientists warn that rising CO2 is turning oceans more acidic.
China's shiyizu (literally “the-trying-on-clothes-group”) find the fashion they like in the store and pay a fraction for it online.
Kabul has grown by a factor of 10 since 2001, pushing the poor in Afghanistan's capital to build slums on the steep mountain slopes.
Alistair Darling, the head of the UK Treasury, said Wednesday that a 50 percent tax will be levied on bank bonuses paid to execs. It will prove politically popular, but is unlikely to change the bonus culture.
Defying government censors, activists in Indonesia screened a film last week about the controversial 1975 killings of foreign journalists known as the Balibo Five. Organizers of an annual film festival are contesting the ban.
Japan unveiled a fresh $81 billion stimulus package Tuesday, as a rising yen hurts exports and domestic demand remains low.
US envoy Stephen Bosworth arrived in North Korea Tuesday for high-level talks to try to persuade it to return to six-party talks.
In Pakistan's second terror attack of the day, twin blasts ripped through a market in the eastern Pakistani city of Lahore on Monday evening, killing more than 40 and injuring more than 100.
Pakistan officials are blaming 'foreign elements' – India and the US – for a recent spate of deadly attacks on civilians in a bid to shift responsibility, security analysts say.
In an interview, a jihadi talks about why state-sponsored militants who once fought in Indian-controlled Kashmir are now joining the Taliban in Afghanistan and Pakistan.
As students in Iran launched fresh protests, authorities vowed an end to 'leniency' – a point underscored by the arrest of activist Parastou Forouhar, whose dissident parents were killed by government agents in 1998.
Coordinated Baghdad bombings Tuesday killed more than 75 people and wounded more than 500 in the latest attack aimed at undermining the government ahead of a key March election.
Four Baghdad bombings hit in quick succession on Tuesday, killing at least 103 people and wounding more than 190.
Northern Ireland’s Ash tours British towns in alphabetical order. And in a nod to the iTunes age, the band is releasing a new song every two weeks.
At Copenhagen climate change talks, a research group says this decade is likely to prove the hottest on record.