The week in pictures
The United States will meet the Taliban this week for talks aimed at achieving peace in Afghanistan, US officials have revealed.
The acquittal of accused murderer Amanda Knox was full of "deficiencies, contradictions and illogical" conclusions Italy's high court has ruled, ordering a fresh look at all the evidence to determine whether she did kill her flatmate Meredith Kercher.
The New York Civil Liberties Union filed a lawsuit on Tuesday against the New York Police Department over its surveillance of Muslim communities
THE singer is reportedly considering entering rehab following a near break-down over her failed relationship to the rapper.
Justin Bieber has been accused of leaving the scene of an accident after hitting a photographer with his car.
Charles Saatchi has said he had accepted a police caution for clutching his wife Nigella Lawson's throat to stop the altercation "hanging over" them.
Caprice is set to star in a reality TV series similar to the Real Housewives franchise.
Avril Lavigne has said she has moved on from singing about "boy-bashing and break-ups".
Charles Saatchi has accepted a caution after he was photographed with his hands around Nigella Lawson's throat.
Thousands of fans brought Times Square to a standstill as they waited to catch a glimpse of Brad Pitt at his premiere for World War Z.
Katy Perry "goes there" with Vogue about two of her high-profile relationships, as the magazine's July cover story.
RETIRED soccer star David Beckham has arrived in China for a week-long trip as the country's first global football ambassador.
BROADCASTER Miriam O'Callag- han has said she will always work – because she doesn't want to have to ask a man to buy her shoes.