Former FIFA vice president Jack Warner will learn if he is to be extradited to the US to face charges linked to a corruption scandal sweeping football's world governing body.
A South Africa parole board was meeting to determine if champion Paralympian Oscar Pistorius should leave jail, weeks after the justice minister blocked his release.
Mexico's foreign minister was to fly to Egypt with relatives of the tourists mistakenly killed by Egyptian security forces as her government called for an urgent investigation of the "deplorable event".
The police investigation into the Bangkok shrine blast increasingly points towards a game-changing attack on Chinese tourists by Uighur militants or sympathisers.
Human rights lawyer Amal Clooney downplayed her actor husband George's fears for her safety, after he voiced his concern on a US talk show following an attack on one of her co-counsel in the Maldives.
The lawyer for a Pakistani doctor who was jailed after helping the CIA find Osama bin Laden accused the government of deliberately delaying his appeal after the case was adjourned for the sixteenth time.
Young employees at Mexx store in Almaty secretly filmed a number of women, while they were changing in the store's dressing room.
Almost a year since the disappearance of 43 students tainted his administration's international image, the case has come back to haunt Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto.
Russian journalist Oleg Kashin released the names of three men charged with carrying out a savage beating that left him close to death in 2010.
Prince Ali bin al Hussein, who led a challenge against Sepp Blatter this year, hit out at FIFA leaders links to corruption ahead of his entry into the FIFA presidential race.
The court case against actor Johnny Depp's wife Amber Heard for allegedly smuggling two dogs into Australia -- dubbed the 'war on terrier'.
South Carolina prosecutors said they intend to seek the death penalty for Dylann Roof, the white alleged supremacist charged with killing nine black churchgoers in June.
A global anti-corruption conference opened in Malaysia with a demand for the country's Prime Minister Najib Razak to come clean on a raging financial scandal.
President Barack Obama vowed to push for police officer safety after a Texas sheriff's deputy was gunned down from behind and shot multiple times at close range.
Vietnam said it will free more than 18,200 prisoners to mark its independence day celebrations, but political activists will be excluded from the country's second biggest-ever amnesty.
The man suspected of killing two journalists as they carried out a live interview in Virginia died Wednesday from a self-inflicted gunshot wound.
The White House issued a rapid call for Congress to pass gun control laws, after two journalists were shot to death during a live television broadcast.
Two years ago, trapped in what he remembers as "a dead marriage," Michael logged on to adulterous dating site Ashley Madison for the first time.
Guatemala's Supreme Court gave a green light for embattled President Otto Perez to be investigated for graft in the corruption scandal rocking his government.
The EU sharply criticised Russia on Tuesday for the jailing of Ukrainian filmmaker and Kremlin critic Oleg Sentsov, calling it a violation of international law.
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