Uganda has passed an anti-gay bill that imposes life sentences for some homosexual acts.
Standing in a sun-filled glass covered atrium in the heart of the Detroit Institute of the Arts, one of America's great public galleries, a guide gazed up at one of the famous Diego Rivera murals and said to a visitor: “These ones are safe.”
Mikhail Khodorkovsky, the jailed oligarch who became the Kremlin's most famous critic, has arrived in Germany to possible exile after 10 years behind bars.
Bangladesh's hopes for a free, fair, and peaceful election are dead.
An American public relations expert has incurred the wrath of the online world after she tweeted an offensive comment about AIDS in Africa on Saturday.
Plans for Mao's birthday have highlighted China's cultural divide.
For Schapelle Corby the diplomatic spat that has pitted Indonesia against Australia could not have come at a worse time.
Corey Donaldson, the so-called ''Aussie Robin Hood'' bank robber, is appealing the robbery conviction on which he was jailed for almost six years and is girding to fight a new charge that he stole his getaway vehicle.
It's on. The rivalry that was born when Henry VIII raised his finger to the Catholic Church and sent it back to the pavilion has reached its ultimate, inevitable expression: a cricket match.
Jane Wheatley talks to survivors of Ireland's infamous convent-run laundries.
A Sunday People readers' gallery, created through our smartphone app assignment. December 2013.
If you are preparing a spectacular Christmas display and setting your home and garden alight with Christmas cheer, ...
A police officer's private car was at the center of an explosion last night.
South Launceston claims the 2013-14 NTCA Twenty20 championship.