By ROD NORDLAND, NICK CUMMING-BRUCE and ALAN COWELL
Syria said that rebels stormed a pro-government television station, but opposition fighters said the attackers were in fact defectors from the loyalist Republican Guard.
By BEN PROTESS and MARK SCOTT
The British bank struck a deal to resolve accusations that it tried to manipulate key interest rates, the first settlement in a sprawling global investigation.
By STEPHEN CASTLE
As pressure mounted from other European leaders, Angela Merkel, the German chancellor, reiterated that she would oppose greater burden-sharing without a stronger political framework.
By ALISSA J. RUBIN
A young woman's accusation of rape and abduction against a local police unit highlights persistence of tribal custom, the fragility of newly legislated protections for women, and the power of armed men.
By KEITH BRADSHER and NEIL GOUGH
The high-profile attack on investor Ng Man-sun by by six men bore all the signs of an attack by triads, or Chinese criminal societies, experts said.
By DOUGLAS DALBY and ALAN COWELL
The gesture was a remarkable sign of reconciliation for both figures, since the queen is the titular head of Britain's armed forces - the sworn enemy of the Irish Republican Army.