After winning the unanimous backing of Latin America and the Caribbean in its claim to sovereignty over the Falklands Islands, Argentina is seeking a UN ruling over the row.
Dissent and unrest is rife across Europe as workers and activists from different countries strike and riot in rejection of government plans to cut spending and impose austerity policies.
Amid fears that the new Obama administration will impose tighter strictures on guns, gun rights activists are pushing their State governments to loosen gun laws.
Iran is planning to release “irrefutable evidence” that terrorist ringleader Abdolmalek Rigi was “aided and abetted” by the US government before his arrest, according to Press TV.
A controversial Christian “child training” practice has come under fire from other Christians who deem its processes “abusive” rather than disciplinarian.
Former vice president Dick Cheney has been hospitalised after experiencing chest pains, having previously had four heart attacks.
A Twitter typo served as inspiration for a super fast and convenient way of paying for goods online called Twitpay, invented by Alabama-based computer programmer Michael Ivey.
A regular system of 26 symbols thought to be the origins of written language crop up in stone carvings throughout the prehistoric world – now experts are trying to decipher their meaning.
The Independent’s Patrick Cockburn says the “rapid apologies” by Nato forces after the killing of Afghan civilians “show a significant political and military change in the Afghan war”.
A Texan mother was startled to find a severed snake's head in a packet of frozen green beans while cooking for her family of four kids in Houston.
Investigation by a tenacious media organisation in Texas has exposed the shady circumstances by which the state gave away samples of hundreds of newborn babies' blood.
An Afghan immigrant, Najibullah Zazi, 25, has pleaded guilty in a New York federal court to planning a suicide bomb attack on the city’s subway system.
Afghani Taliban leader Mullah Abdul Kabir has been “seized in Pakistan” according to American media reports which say he was picked up in the city of Nowshera.
The National Enquirer has another piece of scandalous news for its clamouring public – it hopes to win a Pulitzer Prize for its revelations about the private life of John Edwards.
Concerns about GlaxoSmithKline PLC’s diabetes drug’s links to heart attacks have been reignited after a Senate report urged the Food and Drug Administration to make changes.