The US Democratic convention in Denver, Colorado, is to turn its focus on foreign policy and security with speeches by Joe Biden Bill Clinton.
Police in Mexico said they have found three decapitated bodies on a rubbish dump in Tijuana, in the latest incident of gang-related violence.
Western leaders have condemned Russia\'s decision to recognise the independence of the breakaway Georgian regions of South Ossetia and Abkhazia.
At least 25 people have been killed and more than 40 others injured in a suicide bomb attack in the Iraqi province of Diyala.
The British government rejected a claim that its policies are leaving young black men to die as a result of gang crime.
The wife of US Democratic presidential hopeful Barack Obama has joined party leaders in praising his values, dedication to family and leadership.
How supporters of Hillary Clinton will take to Barack Obama as party candidate is set to dominate the US Democratic convention opening in Denver, Colorado.
US Democratic presidential hopeful Barack Obama has announced that Joe Biden will be his running mate in November\'s election.
Britain’s Home Secretary Jacqui Smith has blamed a private contractor for losing the details of thousands of criminals, held on a computer memory stick.
A message believed to be from al-Qaida\'s North African wing has claimed responsibility for the bombs that killed about 60 people in Algeria this week.
Tropical Storm Fay has made landfall in the US state of Florida for the third time in four days.
The authorities in Spain say DNA tests will be needed to identify many of the 153 people killed in a plane crash yesterday.
Chile has indicated that its interested in pursuing a free trade agreement with CARICOM.
At least 55 people have been killed in two suicide bombings outside a munitions factory in the Pakistani town of Wah.
Zimbabwe\'s opposition leader Morgan Tsvangirai has warned that power-sharing talks may collapse if parliament is convened.
Russia has warned that a US-Polish missile defence deal creates a new arms race in Europe and beyond.
The US state of Florida is preparing for what could be another hit from Tropical Storm Fay.
Russia has rejected a draft UN Security Council resolution on Georgia, saying it contradicted the terms of last week\'s ceasefire deal.
A bomb at a police college east of the Algerian capital, Algiers, has killed 43 people and injured 38 others.
California\'s highest court has ruled that doctors in the US state cannot discriminate against gay patients on the basis of religious belief.
Nato foreign ministers are gathering in Brussels for an emergency summit to discuss how the alliance should respond to Russia\'s military action in Georgia.
Islamic authorities in the Nigerian city of Bauchi have reportedly launched a crackdown on sex workers identified by the Red Cross in a census.
Zimbabwe\'s ruling party and opposition have reportedly failed to reach a power-sharing agreement at a summit of Southern African leaders in Johannesburg.
Pakistani President Pervez Musharraf, has announced his resignation in the face of impeachment by parliament.
Tropical storm Fay has struck Cuba\'s south coast with high winds and heavy rains after leaving at least five dead in its path across the Caribbean.