More than a year after one of India's top airlines, Kingfisher, stopped flying, its flamboyant owner Vijay Mallya is battling against losing control of his US$2.2-billion corporate empire.
Racks of skis and bundles of blue and red slalom poles litter the entrance to the Austrian ski team's basic accommodation in Rosa Khutor — the location for Alpine events at the Sochi Winter OIympics.
Malaysian conservatives are flexing their muscles in what analysts call a high-stakes fight for control of the powerful ruling party that is endangering reform and delicate race relations.
Ukraine's crisis is endangering the prospect of a desperately needed economic recovery from recession and raising fears of a currency collapse, analysts said.
The Ukrainian opposition and President Viktor Yanukovych are now locked in a high-stakes tactical game to resolve Ukraine's crisis after the president made his first offer of concessions, analysts said.
In a remote Philippine village, toddlers played oblivious at a nursery as the house next door became part of a horrifying child pornography ring, with live footage of children performing sex acts being streamed online to pedophiles around the world.
Soldiers waded onto a beach, fighter planes flew overhead and jeeps filed along the seaside at Anzio in Italy this weekend as the resort town marks the 70th anniversary of Allied landings during World War II.
When Nigeria's President Goodluck Jonathan signed into law a bill banning gay marriage and civil unions this month, he won wide support from his compatriots, especially on social media.
Argentina's sharp devaluation of its currency was necessary, but the move could fuel its already-high inflation and increase the fiscal deficit, posing tough new policy challenges for the government.
The increasing numbers of young jihadists heading to fight in Syria has sparked fear in Britain, France and Belgium that they could pose a major security threat upon return home as battle-hardened veterans.