A Brazilian indigenous leader who starred in the land struggle film Birdwatchers has been murdered during a row with other tribe members.
A former Bolshoi ballet dancer has been sentenced to six years in jail for his role in an acid attack on the company's artistic director.
For the first time in 40 years, a majority of Americans say the US plays a less important and powerful role in the world than it did a decade ago.
Nato foreign ministers meeting in Brussels condemn the use of "excessive force" against pro-European protesters in Ukraine.
US President Barack Obama attempts to rally support for his healthcare law and stem a wave of bad publicity over his flagship domestic achievement.
Irish police colluded in the IRA murders of two senior Northern Ireland police officers, an inquiry has found.
A High Court judge appears to have revealed when HTC will release the successor to its flagship One handset in a ruling about a patent dispute with Nokia.
Researchers have come up with a novel piece of wearable tech - a bra that can alert the wearer to their stress levels.
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Concern is growing for the mental health of Liu Xia, the wife of jailed Chinese Nobel Peace laureate Liu Xiaobo.
New Zealand's Kieran Read is named world player of the year as the All Blacks dominate the IRB awards.
At least 20 people have been killed in violence across Iraq, officials say, including a suicide bomb attack on a government compound in Tarmiya.
England are in a pot of unseeded European countries for Friday's World Cup draw but could still move.
The UK government intervenes in support of BP over a US ban on the oil major bidding for new federal contracts.
Four brothers who said they were trying to drive away a man who had sexually abused one of them, are found guilty of the manslaughter of the man and his girlfriend.
The 50th anniversary Doctor Who special sets a new iPlayer record for the most requests in 24 hours, beating the Olympic opening ceremony.
Spain is introducing a ban on train drivers using mobile phones after the Santiago de Compostela crash that killed 79 people in July.
Only 1% of files leaked by former US intelligence analyst Edward Snowden have been published by the Guardian newspaper, its editor tells MPs.
A US federal judge rules Detroit should be granted bankruptcy protection and says controversial pension cuts could occur as a result.
German driver Nico Hulkenberg rejoins Force India for the 2014 Formula 1 season after signing a "multi-year" deal.