A 16-year-old armed with two knives went on a stabbing and slashing spree at a high school near Pittsburgh on Wednesday, leaving as many as 20 people injured, including a school police officer who eventually subdued the boy with the help of an assistant principal, police said.
Tokyo: A young female scientist accused of fabricating data made a tearful apology live on Japanese television for "mistakes" in her research, but insisted her ground-breaking conclusions on stem cells were accurate.
Baghdad: Six car bombs have rocked mainly Shiite areas of Baghdad, killing at least seven people and wounding 30, security and medical officials say.
Indonesia's most popular politician failed to propel his party to the heights expected of him in Wednesday’s parliamentary election.
Peaches Geldof’s sudden death may remain a mystery for weeks, as police wait on a toxicology report after a post-mortem failed to provide an explanation.
His account was emotional, detailed and at times extremely compelling, but Oscar Pistorius is expected to face the first of many tough questions on Wednesday as his version of what happened the night he shot and killed his girlfriend is rigorously tested by prosecutors.
Indonesia's mind-bogglingly complex parliamentary election on Wednesday is likely to set the scene for the presidential hopes of the popular Jakarta governor, Joko "Jokowi" Widodo.
Oscar Pistorius murder trial resumes in Pretoria, with the Blade Runner likely to be cross-examined by prosecutors today
Mr Hobbs was destined to become bear paw soup before an Australian businessman rescued the sun bear cub in Cambodia. Now Mr Hobbs has since safely taken up residence at Taronga Zoo with Mary, his partner who has joined him from Canberra's National Zoo.
At least half the world's energy supply will need to come from low-carbon sources such as wind, solar and nuclear by 2050, as part of the drastic action needed to cut greenhouse gases to relatively safe levels, a United Nations climate change assessment will say.