Two personal assistants of British television chef Nigella Lawson and her art dealer ex-husband Charles Saatchi say they were treated ''worse than Filipino slaves'' despite defrauding the couple of more than £685,000 ($1.2 million), a court has been told.
Damascus: In a cafe within earshot of army artillery, a 28-year-old student wept as she confessed that she had stopped planning anti-government protests and delivering medical supplies to rebel-held towns.
When China marked out an expansive swath of airspace above the East China Sea and effectively claimed it as under its control, it was seen as an abrupt escalation of an already tense territorial dispute.
Provocation over disputed islands in the East China Sea led to swift responses.
Beijing: China has responded to international defiance of its new air defence zone in the East China Sea by deploying fighter jets to the area while simultaneously seeming to back down from earlier threats of military retaliation.
An ad for jewellery company Tanishq has startled viewers by presenting a different bride: dark-skinned, not fair; confident, not submissive.
Holiday shopping in the United States this year is a marathon, not a sprint. More than a dozen major retailers from Target to Toys R Us opened on Thanksgiving Day and planned to stay open through Black Friday, the traditional start to the holiday shopping season.
Thirteen months after a deadly boat crash, safety standards are in question again.
World Cup qualifiers in Australia are under suspicion of having been fixed.
Beijing becomes the third Chinese city to launch a carbon trading scheme to regulate soaring CO2 emissions from its main power generators and manufacturers.