HARARE: Zimbabwean police have arrested a newspaper editor over a report that generals loyal to President Robert Mugabe told Prime Minister Morgan Tsvangirai's Movement for Democratic Change they were not opposed to him winning elections this year.
MADRID: A Spanish court suspended charges against Princess Cristina yesterday, stating a lack of evidence that King Juan Carlos's daughter, 47, had been involved in a case of embezzlement involving her husband.
Libya's Defence Minister has resigned in protest at a siege by gunmen of two Government ministries – a stark sign of the young democracy's weakness two years after the revolution that overthrew dictator Muammar Gaddafi.
LAHORE: Pakistani cricketer-turned-politician Imran Khan injured his head after falling off a mechanical lift raising him on to a stage at a rally four days before national elections, party and medical officials said.
The surviving member of a German neo-Nazi cell went on trial yesterday for a series of racist murders that scandalised Germany and exposed authorities' inability or reluctance to recognise right-wing hate crime.
BERLIN: German Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservatives have plunged to their lowest opinion-poll rating in seven months as a tax-evasion scandal embroiled Bayern Munich FC president Uli Hoeness – a party ally – and their Bavarian sister party faced questions about nepotism.
The wreckage of a Russian light aircraft that disappeared last June with 13 people on board has been discovered by hunters just a few miles from where the plane took off near the Urals city of Yekaterinburg.
Independent online media in Malaysia have said that in the run-up to today's election they have been targeted in attacks which filter content and throttle access to websites, threatening to deprive voters of their main source of independent reporting.