Mikhail Khodorkovsky was the richest man in Russia before he was imprisoned almost 10 years ago
Tokyo’s bid for the 2020 Summer Olympics wasn’t a sexy one. But the promise of efficiency, competence and high-tech wizardry was more than enough to convince members of the International Olympic Committee (IOC), who on Sept. …
How China’s online vigilantes shake up the People’s Republic
Women in Saudi Arabia can now ride bicycles in public, but officials are saying “only for entertainment.”
The Rio de Janeiro lake where Olympic rowers will compete in three years time has been filled with an estimated 65 tons of dead fish.
As his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp was buried at her hometown on South Africa’s south coast Tuesday, Oscar Pistorius wept uncontrollably in court as his lawyer, Barry Roux, read out his account of how he shot and killed her. Rejecting the prosecution charge of premeditated murder, Pistorius stated in an affidavit at the Pretoria …
South African prosecutors on Friday formally charged ‘Blade Runner’ Oscar Pistorius with shooting and killing his model girlfriend, Reeva Steenkamp, in the early hours of Valentine’s Day
Though the tide of illegal migration to Europe ebbed in 2012, many seeking work in richer countries are still attempting a dangerous, deadly journey
Though Saudi Arabia sent female athletes to the Olympics for the first time this year, women within the country still struggle to find basic sports and fitness facilities.
The headlines may be embarrassing, but the fallout of Mitt Romney’s bumbling foreign tour will wreak minimal damage on his presidential campaign
Chinese coaches, commentators and sports fans have rallied to support 16-year-old swimmer Ye Shiwen, whose world record-breaking swim in the 400m individual medley at the London Olympics has raised questions about doping. Ye beat …