Prosecutors have urged a Milan court to hand a six-year prison sentence and life ban from office to former prime minister Silvio Berlusconi for having sex with a minor and for abuse of power. Prosecutor Ilda Boccassini asked the court to give Berluscon.
A 23-year-old man beaten to death in Volgograd in south Russia was the victim of a homophobic gang, Russian investigators have said. The naked body of the man with various injuries, including to his genitalia, was found in the courtyard of an apartment.
A US Marine officer will be court martialed for his alleged role in the scandal sparked by a 2011 video that showed American soldiers urinating on the corpse of Taliban fighter. Captain James V Clement will be tried at a special court-martial for his a.
British Prime Minister David Cameron has telephoned Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) chief Nawaz Sharif to congratulate him on his partys success in general elections. Cameron, who took time out of an official US tour to telephone Sharif, agreed t.
Pakistans Ambassador to the US, Sherry Rehman, has resigned from her post. Congratulating the new parliament on its election, Ambassador Rehman has sent in her resignation to the Prime Minister, saying that it is time a new envoy come in as quickly as.
Generic drugmaker Ranbaxy has been fined $500 million by the US government after its subsidiary pleaded guilty to sale of adulterated drugs manufactured in India. It is the largest settlement by a generic medicine maker till date. It includes $150 mill.
Several of the biggest Western retailers embraced a plan that would require them to pay for factory improvements in Bangladesh as the three-week search for victims of the worst garment-industry disaster in history ended on Monday with the death toll at.
President Barack Obama intervened in Britains emotive debate about its membership of the European Union on Monday, saying Prime Minister David Cameron should "fix" his countrys relationship with the bloc before taking any steps to leave.
Police have released video surveillance of a suspect wanted in the Mothers Day parade shooting in New Orleans, the largest city in Indian American Governor Bobby Jindals state of Louisiana, injuring at least 19 people.
A top UN official on Monday termed Prime Minister Sheikh Hasinas dialogue offer to the opposition as a good "starting point" to resolve the current political crisis in Bangladesh, but feared the failure of talks could invite an unwanted scenario. "It .