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19 May 2013 : David Beckham, skipper for the night, bade a tearful Parisian farewell on Saturday as the former England star made his final appearance at the Parc des Princes for Ligue 1 champions Paris Saint Germain before heading into retirement.
19 May 2013 : Myanmar President Thein Sein began Saturday the first visit to Washington by a leader of his country in nearly 50 years as the United States throws its support behind his reforms.
22 Mar 2013 : A Jewish student group has announced it was taking further legal action against Twitter over the global networking site's failure to respond to a French court order to hand over data to help identify the authors of anti-Semitic tweets.
22 Mar 2013 : YANGON - At least 11 people died and a mosque was burned in two days of rioting in a central Myanmar town, in the latest challenge for the government in keeping the peace while making the transition to pluralist democracy.
22 Mar 2013 : A suicide bomb attack on a central Damascus mosque has killed 42 people, including Syria's most prominent pro-regime Sunni cleric, wounding dozens of others, the health ministry said.
22 Mar 2013 : AC Milan midfielder Kevin-Prince Boateng -- lauded for walking off the pitch to protest abuse by fans -- on Thursday called for an end to racism in the sport, likening it to a virulent disease that blighted the game.
22 Mar 2013 : English Premier League chief executive Richard Scuadmore insisted Thursday the Football Association should have charged Wigan's Callum McManaman for a 'horror' tackle on Newcastle's Massadio Haidara.
22 Mar 2013 : Former president Nicolas Sarkozy has been charged with taking financial advantage of France's richest woman as part of a probe into illegal party funding, a move that supporters say is aimed at preventing his political comeback.
22 Mar 2013 : Former BBC director general Greg Dyke is set to become the new chairman of the Football Association, the English game's governing body announced Thursday.
22 Mar 2013 : Spain coach Vicente Del Bosque has given a strong indication that the Barcelona duo of Victor Valdes and David Villa will start the World Cup qualifier with Finland on Friday.
22 Mar 2013 : FIFA lifted a ban on international football friendlies in Iraqi stadiums on Thursday, permitting matches in Baghdad for the first time since the 2003 US-led invasion, an Iraqi football official said.
22 Mar 2013 : Myanmar must launch an independent investigation into reports of widespread human rights violations, the United Nations' top human rights body said Thursday.