A Lebanese journalist and her television channel have gone on trial before a UN-backed court in a case critics say raises questions about press freedom but which prosecutors say is essential to protect vulnerable witnesses.
The EU has accused Google of cheating competitors by distorting Internet search results to favour its shopping service as it launched another antitrust investigation into its Android mobile operating system.
Six servicemen have been killed and 12 wounded in eastern Ukraine despite a ceasefire deal, as both sides in the conflict accused the other of increasing attacks and building up weapons on the frontline.
Defence lawyers have vowed to appeal the convictions of four former Blackwater security guards after a federal judge handed down lengthy prison terms for their roles in a 2007 shooting of unarmed civilians in Iraq.
As Latin American leaders applaud a historic thawing of animosity between the United States and Cuba, US President Barack Obama met Cuban leader Raul Castro for talks yesterday that could further boost his reputation in the region.
A truck bomb in an underground carpark that wounded seven people on the Thai holiday island of Koh Samui on Friday night, is likely to raise fears that Muslim rebels in the deep south could extend their campaign to tourist areas.
Saudi Arabia's security services have detained a Saudi Arabian man on suspicion of shooting dead two policemen and wounding two others in separate attacks in Riyadh on Wednesday and in March, state media reported yesterday.