Four young men file into a conference room in downtown Rangoon, dressed in 1940s military uniform, and stand in front of a panel of Burma’s top cultural figures. Some of the panel members have recently been released from prison …
Leaders of the G-8 nations have agreed on a series of measures designed to clamp down on tax evasion and tax avoidance. A communiqué released from the summit of eight of the world’s largest economies sets out 10 points aimed …
For the first time in nearly four months, Oscar Pistorius, the South African Paralympian accused of murdering his girlfriend, Reeva Steenkamp, has appeared in court.
When Paul Dooley was a police officer in the 1980s, he faced off against striking coal miners in the north of England. And although many in Britain at the time were highly critical of the tactics used by the police—there were …
More than 2,000 people, including all surviving U.S. Presidents as well as representatives of foreign states and figures from the world of entertainment, will fill St. Paul’s cathedral next Wednesday for the funeral of Margaret Thatcher.
Supporters in her former constituency remember their local hero
Aisha Gaddafi was thrown out of Algeria for repeatedly setting fire to her safe house there, it has emerged
Giorgos Katidis, who plays for AEK Athens, made the gesture after scoring his side’s winning goal against Veria in the Greek Super League on Saturday.
Ewald-Heinrich von Kleist once volunteered for a suicide attack on Adolf Hitler, and was later involved in the famous “Operation Valkyrie” attempt on the dictator’s life.
As Pope Benedict XVI steps down today as head of the Roman Catholic Church, a new survey shows that most people across Europe feel that the outgoing pontiff has made little difference to their lives.