The Zimbabwean High Court is today expected to decide whether President Robert Mugabe must publish the outcome of the presidential election held more than two weeks ago.
The two Democratic rivals for their party\'s presidential nomination have both affirmed their support for abortion rights.
The former Communist Party chief in Shanghai, China, has been sentenced to 18 years in jail.
Survivors and the families of those killed in the Virginia Tech massacre a year ago have agreed an US$11 million deal with the state.
China said it has uncovered a criminal ring planning to kidnap athletes and others at the Beijing Olympic Games.
People in Nepal have begun voting in nationwide elections that will decide the future direction of the country.
A former Director of the New York Mercantile Exchange, Nymex, is now facing imprisonment after he admitted to fraud linked to commodities trading
Zambia has called for an emergency meeting of the Southern African Development Community on the Zimbabwe presidential poll delay.
Zimbabwe have been forced out of the CLICO Under-15 International Cricket Championship, after the players were denied British visas to travel to the Caribbean via London.
Baghdad has imposed a one-day vehicle curfew as a security measure for the fifth anniversary of the city\'s capture by American forces.
The World Trade Organization (WTO) has ruled that the European Union (EU) is still breaking international trade rules with its banana import regime.
Nine people convicted for their involvement in suicide bombings in Casablanca have escaped from a prison in Morocco.
A Zimbabwean High Court judge has agreed to hear a petition by the opposition Movement for Democratic Change demanding the immediate release of the recent election results.
Health officials in Spain are reporting that the Mad Cow disease has killed two persons in the Castilla Leon region of North Madrid since December.
France said it has made contact with Somali pirates who seized a luxury French yacht and its crew of about 30.
The first case of human-to-human transmission of avian influenza or bird flu has been confirmed in Pakistan.
United Nations meteorologists said global temperatures this year will be lower than in 2007 due to the cooling effect of the La Nina current in the Pacific.
Zimbabwean President, Robert Mugabe is likely to defend his post in a run-off.
An outspoken Chinese civil rights activist who dedicated himself to chronicling the plight of other dissidents has been sentenced to three and a half years in jail.
Zimbabwe\'s opposition party says its leader Morgan Tsvangirai has won the presidential election, releasing its own results to back up the claim.
Human rights lobby group, Amnesty International are claiming that China’s human rights record is worsening, in light of the Beijing Olympics to be held there later this year.
An opinion poll carried out for the BBC World Service suggests attitudes towards the United States are improving.
A major parliamentary inquiry completed in Britain revealed record levels of immigration are bringing little or no economic benefit to the country.
Argentine farmers said they would continue a crippling 19-day strike after rejecting a series of new government measures as insufficient.
British Airways has cancelled 54 more short-haul flights at the London Heathrow Airport\'s new Terminal five.