Outspoken conservative Boris Johnson leads 'Red' Ken Livingstone in the polls.
Taiwan's vice-president elect meets with mainland China about a cross-straits economic stimulus plan.
Letters full of teenage small talk marked the start of a lifelong friendship between a Japanese girl and an American family.
France's first couple breeze past centuries of British-French antagonism on two-day state visit.
Roberto Saviano says he would be giving in to mob power if he left Italy because of the death threats 'Gomorrah' has brought him.
Security experts question whether claims about Friday's domestic airliner incident amount to state propaganda to bolster a pre-Olympics crackdown.
The Archbishop of Canterbury faces criticism for his views on Islamic law and gay clergy. Is he just misunderstood?
Three political clans introduce the next generation of leaders.
The slain ex-prime minister's political party hopes to end the controversy over new party leader, Asif Ali Zardari, ahead of Feb. 18 elections.