Articles by Emanuelle Degli Esposti
Israeli Knesset member Anastassia Michaeli threw water over her Arab colleague, Raleb Majadele, following a row.
Three Buddhist monks set themselves alight in protest over Chinese rule in Tibet.
The Vatican has been caught using large chunks of text taken directly from Wikipedia in its biographies of 22 new cardinals.
After undergoing surgery for thyroid cancer, Argentine President Cristina Fernandez has received the all-clear.
Four boxes containing tiger skins, bones and skulls have been seized by Thai customs officials following a tip-off.
Chinese artist and dissident encouraged by authorities' decision to review charges against him
An overview of Epiphany celebration by Christians acorss the world.
Three homeless men have been stabbed to death in a series of killings thought to be motivated by a personal vendetta, California police said.
Israel suspects a potential terror plot may be planned to target Israeli tourists in the Bulgarian capital, Sofia.
More than 50 people have been killed in a spate of bomb attacks in southern Iraq and Baghdad.
A Bluefin tuna has been sold for three quarters of a million dollars in Tokyo - making it the world's most expensive fish.
Syrian activists have accused the government of manipulating and deceiving Arab League monitors.
Trenitalia has responded to outrage at 'racist' web commercial by re-launching a new version of the offending video.
Baghdad's Shiite districts targeted by five bomb attacks stoking fears of rising sectarian violence.
On the anniversary of Mohammed Bouazizi's death, what sort of legacy has been created by the 26-year-old fruit seller?
Hospital blunder only discovered after parents use DNA tests to settle marital dispute.
State media applaud government campaign to slash dating and talent shows, as well as reality TV, for China's TV addicts.
White House agrees in principle to release Taliban leaders as part of peace negotiations.
Alain Juppe says Iran should face tighter sanctions over controversial nuclear programme.
Kim Jong-il's funeral stage-managed right down to what grieving crowds could and could not wear, say sources.