An atheist drive to persuade people that God doesn't exist is catching on in a surprising fashion -- on the sides of buses.
Iraqi soldiers and police officers have cast their ballots for provincial elections, a week before the main vote that comes amid a surge in violence.
As the US withdraws its remaining 39 000 troops from Iraq, the influence of its nemesis Iran in the corridors of power in Baghdad is likely to rise.
Harry Potter star Daniel Radcliffe has come a long way in the past six years. But even the crew who have filmed him for so long were apprehensive about his first on-screen kiss. "I shouldn't be watching this," said producer David Heyman, describing his thoughts during the kiss scene in Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix.
England cricket coach Duncan Fletcher should be sacked after England were dominated by South Africa in Bridgetown, much of the British press said on Wednesday. According to the Times, the "precise figures have changed from match to match, but the theme of capitulation has remained all too constant".
Just two Tests into the five-Test series, the British press on Wednesday largely conceded the Ashes to Australia after England crashed to a spectacular defeat at the Adelaide Oval. The hosts came from behind to win by six wickets, going 2-0 up in the best-of-five series with three to play, leaving England with a mountain to climb in their battle to retain the Ashes.