NEW YORK: A judge who heard prostitutes testify that a father-and-son pimp team made them feel like family cleared the two men of sex-trafficking charges on Wednesday.
The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge have asked not to be told their baby's gender because they want it to be a surprise, a palace spokesman has revealed.
Iran is ready to suspend enrichment of uranium to 20 per cent, a key demand of world powers at talks over its disputed nuclear program, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said.
A British stunt double for actor Angelina Jolie has sued News Corporation alleging the media company hired private investigators to access her mobile phone voicemail messages to seek information for news stories.
Brazilian protesters, angry about a range of political and economic issues, took to the streets for the sixth night in less than two weeks, with some trying to storm city hall in Sao Paulo, South America's largest city.
Russian President Vladimir Putin agreed to sign a statement at the G8 summit calling for the establishment of a "transitional government" in Syria as quickly as possible, putting more pressure on Syrian President Bashar al-Assad.
He reported from war zones and brought down a top American general with a hard-hitting profile. But now American publishers and readers are mourning the death of young award-winning journalist Michael Hastings, who died on Tuesday in a car accident in Los Angeles.
One of the people responsible for bringing the details of a teenage rape case to public attention says she is shocked by the callous attitude to the victim expressed by the tennis star Serena Williams.
British Prime Minister David Cameron’s former communications chief Andy Coulson has appeared in court charged with perjury.
Angela Merkel's conservatives want to increase the use of German in Europe if they are re-elected in September, calling in their campaign programme for the language to be treated on a par with English and French in top Brussels institutions.
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