Newly re-elected President Mahinda Rajapaksa will dissolve Sri Lanka’s parliament and call a legislative election in a move to reshape the unwieldy coalition he now heads.
An artist has created beautiful sculptures by slicing different colored bits of paper and layering them intricately to produce mesmerising kaleidoscopic patterns.
A new study suggests that men are generally less prone to feelings of guilt and that women show a “significantly higher” propensity for it, while men feel “too little” in comparison.
Filmmaker James O’Keefe and three others have been charged for an alleged plot to bug Senator Mary Landrieu’s office for which they could face up to ten years in prison.
The world’s second known pregnant man is expecting a baby boy new month. Scott Moore and his partner, who were both born female, have undergone gender reassignment surgery.
NASA’s Martian rover Spirit will officially rove no more. After being stuck in a sand pit on Mars for the last 10 months, it has been announced that the aging shuttle will not be moved.
The US military and intelligence are “deeply involved” in top secret operations in Yemen in collaboration with Yemeni troops, according to media reports.
Only a day before a new president is to be inaugurated, a court in Honduras has dropped charges against six military generals who led a failed political coup in the region last June.
Australian travellers stranded by mudslides in Peru are claiming to have been forgotten by officials and are asking the Australian government to put pressure on Peruvian authorities.
A man has been pulled alive from the under the rubblie in Port-au-Prince two weeks after a massive earthquake turned much of Haiti’s capital into rubble and disorder.
Couples who are at loggerheads but decide to stay together for the sake of their children may actually be making them more unhappy than if they were to split up, a new study has found.
If you think a crow is looking at you with malice in its eyes…chances are it is. Wild crows can recognise individual human faces and hold a grudge for years, according to research.
China has accused America of “hypocrisy and initiation of cyberwarfare against Iran” in response to criticism by Hillary Clinton of countries that censor the internet and engage in hacking.
“No great American has suffered more cruelly and undeservedly at the hands of historians than Ulysses S. Grant,” writes The New Republic.
US Vice President Joe Biden’s son has said he won’t run for the Senate seat vacated by his father – striking another blow for the Democrats.