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Indonesia is ready to execute seven foreigners on death row after their appeals for presidential clemency were rejected, an official said, despite an international outcry following recent executions.

Authorities had already revealed that the two Australian leaders of the "Bali Nine" drug-smuggling gang had lost their appeals for clemency from…

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Ichiro Suzuki shows his Miami Marlins' uniform as Michael Hill, right, president of Marlins' baseball operations, Marlins President David Samson, second left, and Ichiro's agent, John Boggs, far left, accompany him during a news conference in Tokyo on Thursday.

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The Islamic State group's demand that a jihadi on Jordan's death row be exchanged for a Japanese hostage is an attempt to chip away at the U.S.-led coalition against extremism in the Middle East, analysts say.

The militants, whose brutal rule stretches across swathes of Iraq and Syria, is hoping…

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Ichiro Suzuki shows his Miami Marlins' uniform as Michael Hill, right, president of Marlins' baseball operations, Marlins President David Samson, second left, and Ichiro's agent, John Boggs, far left, accompany him during a news conference in Tokyo on Thursday.

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Swedish music streamer Spotify will provide the soundtrack for Sony devices, the companies said Wednesday, spelling the end to the streaming music service from the Japanese tech giant that invented the Walkman.

The deal -- which makes the Swedish startup the exclusive provider for Playstation Music and Sony's smartphones and…

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Maria Sharapova has reached the Australian Open final for the fourth time, beating fellow Russian Ekaterina Makarova 6-3, 6-2 in a lopsided semifinal on Thursday.

The second-ranked Sharapova needed 10 minutes to hold in her opening service game, fending off two break points. She responded to the only service break…

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Ichiro Suzuki says a renewed sense of enthusiasm was behind his decision to sign a $2 million, one-year contract with the Miami Marlins.

Making a rare appearance at a press conference in his native Japan, Ichiro said: "When I met (Miami) team executives yesterday, I felt incredible enthusiasm so I…

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One of two hostages who died in a 16-hour siege at a Sydney cafe in December was killed by ricocheting fragments of police bullets, an inquest into the deadly stand-off heard on Thursday.

Barrister and mother-of-three Katrina Dawson, 38, died along with cafe manager Tori Johnson, 34, and Iranian-born gunman…

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The Islamic State group has used Japanese hostage Kenji Goto to relay a new threat to kill a Jordanian pilot, unless Amman hands over an imprisoned female jihadist by sunset Thursday, monitoring group SITE Intelligence said.

The new threat came after Jordan offered Wednesday to exchange Sajida al-Rishawi, a would-be…

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The "Ghostbusters" reboot has set its all-female leads with Melissa McCarthy, Kristen Wiig and a pair of "Saturday Night Live" performers.

Director Paul Feig announced his stars by posting their pictures on Twitter on Tuesday. Joining McCarthy and Wiig are Kate McKinnon and Leslie Jones.

Feig tweeted that Sony Pictures…

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