"Avengers" superhero actors Jeremy Renner and Chris Evans apologized for calling co-star Scarlett Johansson's character in the blockbuster movie a "slut."
Hip-hop star Nicki Minaj apologized and denied any Nazi sympathies after she came under criticism for imagery that resembled the Third Reich in a video.
Spain prime minister apologised for corruption scandals involving members of his conservative Popular Party.
Apple made a rare apology for a software bug that has seen iPhone users lose service.
British Prime Minister David Cameron will apologise to Queen Elizabeth II in person.
Australian tycoon Clive Palmer apologised for calling the Chinese government "mongrels" who "shoot their own people".
Israeli President apologized for a remark by a foreign ministry spokesman calling the Latin American powerhouse a "diplomatic dwarf."
British broadcaster Sky News apologised after one of its presenters searched through luggage at the crash site of downed flight MH17 live on air.
South Korean President Park Geun-Hye apologised Monday for a deadly front-line shooting rampage by an army conscript and called for a close look at abuses in barracks.
Poland's powerful Catholic Church apologised for paedophilia committed by its priests during an unprecedented ceremony attended by top clergy and abuse victims.
A Japanese cabinet minister apologised after appearing to suggest people in nuclear disaster-hit Fukushima could be persuaded to put up with contaminated waste if the government threw cash at them.
The White House apologized for keeping lawmakers in the dark regarding the exchange of an American soldier for five Taliban fighters, senators said Tuesday, as controversy grew over the issue.
Philippine President Benigno Aquino publicly apologised on Wednesday for failures in air conditioning at Manila airport, already named by an online travel guide as the world's worst.
An embarrassed French minister has apologised to the head chef at the Elysee Palace after she was caught on camera describing the food at a China-France state dinner as "revolting".
The Philippines insisted Thursday it would not apologise for a 2010 hostage crisis in which Hong Kong tourists died, saying its response to the tragedy had been generous and compassionate.
Google apologized Friday after the Internet giant's widely used free email and an array of other services were disrupted by apparent software woes.
The Australian government apologised unreservedly to Jakarta on Friday after its navy "inadvertently" violated Indonesian waters during border security operations, but vowed to pursue its policies to halt asylum-seeker boats.
Google apologised Friday after a major square in Berlin regained its Nazi-era name "Adolf Hitler" on its popular online Maps page for a few hours.
A US-based Chinese news agency has apologized to award-winning actress Zhang Ziyi for claiming she slept with top Chinese officials for money and gifts, a publicist said Wednesday.
McDonald's Japan issued an apology Friday after it was revealed one of its outlets had posted a notice banning homeless people for more than a year.