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Police hunting a group of vigilantes who have captured the public imagination by attacking “corrupt” officers arrested their first suspect yesterday.
America’s pantheon of war dead, the hallowed Arlington Cemetery on the edge of the capital, has mislaid more than 200 of its fallen heroes.
The skinny boy pulled up his red T-shirt and patted the gun tucked into his jeans as he reminisced about the first time that he killed.
Two Bosnian Serbs were today convicted of genocide and sentenced to life imprisonment for their role in the massacre of 8,000 Muslims in Srebrenica in 1995.
South Korea’s nascent commercial space programme suffered a disastrous setback today when a rocket carrying a satellite exploded without warning little more than two minutes into its flight.
A New Zealand anti-whaling activist broke down in a Tokyo court today, as his lawyers pleaded for him to be spared prison for boarding a Japanese whaling ship and allegedly injuring one of its sailors with acid.
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A group of internet hackers have obtained the e-mail addresses of 114,000 iPad owners by exploiting a vulnerability in an AT&T website.
The families of the 11 workers killed when the Deepwater Horizon rig exploded in the Gulf of Mexico will meet President Obama today as they visit the White House.
He is an unemployed military veteran living at home with his parents. Much to Democrats’ irritation, he is also the party’s US Senate nominee in South Carolina.
The Freedom Party of the anti-Islam MP Geert Wilders emerged as the third force in Dutch politics last night, nearly doubling its number of seats in Parliament in the country’s general elections.
A woman in a remote fishing village in Brazil has been freed by police after being imprisoned and repeatedly raped by her father for twelve years, during which time she bore him seven children.
An armed confrontation between Mexican soldiers and US Border Patrol agents was threatening to create a full-scale diplomatic incident last night.
The Kokoda Track campaign has been described as the battle that saved Australia, Australia’s Thermopylae. Even if this is an exaggeration, there is still some truth in it.
If there is a lesson to be drawn from these primaries it is that a Sarah Palin endorsement is a serious accolade, even if she will never be a serious presidential candidate.
After hours of trekking through the steaming jungle in the heart of Papua New Guinea, Brian Freeman finally reached his destination.
Barack Obama pledged $400 million ($£275 million) in aid to Gaza and the West Bank yesterday, calling on Israel to reconsider its “unsustainable” blockade on the Hamas-run territory.