German writer and Nobel laureate Günter Grass has effectively been banned from Israel after a poem he published accused the country of endangering world peace sparked a global firestorm of criticism and counter-criticism.
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Syrian troops pounded opposition areas, activists said, killing 74 civilians in an offensive that has sent thousands of refugees surging into Turkey before next week's U.N.-backed ceasefire aimed at staunching a year of bloodshed.
Pity the winner of the 2013 Masters, who for all the wonderful golf he will have played and all the great players he will have beaten, might be destined to share his moment with an American businesswoman named Virginia Rometty, who reached the summit of the corporate pile this year when she was appointed the CEO of the computer group IBM.
New Invisible Children video an attempt to address widespread criticism their work oversimplified the conflict
U.N. -Arab League envoy Kofi Annan says the Syrian army and rebels must end all violence by 6 a.m. Syrian time on April 12 if the government meets its agreed deadline to halt fighting two days earlier.
A radical proposal to modify physique and behaviour in response to climate change has been greeted with outrage
People who are excluded by others online, such as on Facebook, may feel just as bad as if they had been excluded in person, according to researchers at Penn State and Misericordia Universit
Hundreds of landmarks from Berlin's Brandenburg Gate to the Great Wall of China went dark on Saturday night as part of a global effort to highlight climate change.