Hundreds of Israeli VIPs and international dignitaries attended a state memorial ceremony for the late Ariel Sharon on Monday, remembering the controversial former prime minister as a fearless warrior and bold leader who devoted his life to protecting his country's security.
At least 21 people have been killed in incidents across the country
India's prime minister used his first press conference for three years to announce something everyone suspected - that he will stand down after the next election whether his party wins or not. He also used the occasion to launch a surprisingly barbed attack on the main opposition candidate, saying he would be disastrous for the country.
Mr Singh threw his support behind Rahul Gandhi, claiming it would be 'disastrous' for the country if Hindu nationalist leader Narendra Modi became the next leader
Violence across the country is increasing, but the level of brutality is rising too
Rome’s Mayor and police chief and the Pope’s right-hand man have all refused to grant Nazi war criminal Erich Priebke a church funeral in the city where he participated in one of the worst massacres in German-occupied Italy.
Foreign Ministry says 'Argentines will not accept this kind of affront to human dignity'
Pro-military commemorations go on regardless, as General Sissi tells the people his army is 'like the pyramids' and cannot be broken
Suspect Hans Lipschis says he was assigned to SS guard unit at death camp, but was not involved in any killing
When basic common sense should kick in, they condone a powerful and poisonous slur against them out of blind loyalty to a football team
Collective failure to prevent atrocities is a heavy burden, says Secretary-General, Ban Ki-moon
Commission's four independent experts are also investigating nine more suspected mass killings since March
Thousands were executed simply for their support of the PMOI
Visit by Chancellor smelt off, say critics
Jacques Vergès, the flamboyant lawyer who earned the nickname the “Terror's advocate” for his defence of former Nazis, terrorist bombers and notorious dictators and their aides, has died of a heart attack aged 88.
A backlash against the Egyptian state’s war on Islamists took hold today as a government building was torched in Cairo and protesters vowed to continue their defiant stance against the interim government.