Alexander Besant is a GlobalPost Breaking News Writer and freelance journalist. He is a recent graduate of Columbia University School of Journalism in New York City. He lives in Toronto, Canada.
Just months after the scandal that shuttered News of the World, Rupert Murdoch announced the launch of the tabloid the Sun on Sunday.
Relations between the US and Egypt reach new lows as ongoing spat over civil society groups puts spotlight on peace treaty with Israel.
Newly unclassified documents show that the FBI pressed Britain's spy agency to prove Charlie Chaplin's connections to communism.
Goats join a growing list of animals found to modify sounds according to their environment, according to scientists.
Far right leader, Jean-Marie Le Pen, is convicted of "contesting crimes against humanity" after 2005 statement on the Nazi occupation of France.
Demonstrators in Senegal were dispersed by tear gas and riot police before Presidential election.
25 million tons of Japanese tsunami debris is expected to reach American shores beginning this spring.
Lawmakers in China will require orphanages to end the practice of giving orphans generic surnames like "state" and "party".
A bronze statue of Kim Jong-il was unveiled on Tuesday as part of birthday celebrations for the late North Korean leader.
TransCanada Corp. will reapply for a presidential permit to build Alberta to Texas Keystone XL oil pipeline.
Greek leaders fail to meet necessary conditions for bailout money, according to Eurogroup finance ministers.