Silvio Berlusconi's private disco featured aspiring showgirls performing striptease acts, woman dressed up as President Barack Obama and a prominent Milan prosecutor whom the billionaire media mogul has accused of persecuting him, according to the first public sworn testimony by the Moroccan woman at the center of the scandal.
For almost five years Indonesia did not execute a prisoner on death row. But since a Malawian drug smuggler broke that drought on March 15, the floodgates have opened. In the early hours of Friday, three people - all Indonesians and all murderers - were taken from their cells and shot.
Two men are dead after a desperate act to save their friends, writes Michael Bachelard.
New York Times columnist Joe Nocera recently started a blog called the Gun Report, documenting the extent of violence since the Newtown school massacre last December.
Details have emerged of Australia's treatment of prisoners.
As Australia gradually winds down in Afghan the challenge of war will only get harder.
In the unlikely event you've been wondering what it might be like to be a bear's dentist - or a bear's breakfast, for that matter - some footage has come our way that will leave you with a) no further questions, and b) backing away, nice and slow, before running for your life.
The United States condemned as "outrageous and offensive" comments by the mayor of the Japanese city of Osaka who said this week that Japan's military brothels during World War Two were "necessary" to provide respite for soldiers.
A self-proclaimed "home-free" hitchhiker who became an Internet celebrity earlier this year for using a hatchet to stop a fight is suspected of beating a New Jersey lawyer to death, authorities said Thursday.
Two more would-be asylum seekers have died on the ocean trying to get to Australia while their 46 shipmates survived a boat journey that contained equal parts tragedy and luck.
OKLAHOMA: Death toll from massive tornado revised down to 24 but dozens are still missing.
The captain of the Costa Concordia cruise ship will go on trial from July 9 for manslaughter over the January ...
Australian shares are set for early losses after Wall Street fell, reversing an early rally, as concern grew that the ...