Elephants have suffered at the hands of humans in more ways than one
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Wednesday 15 August 2012
Julian Assange may hear this week whether he will be granted political asylum in Ecuador, the country's President has said.
Tuesday 14 August 2012
Ecuador's president said today he hoped to be able to announce this week whether he would grant political asylum to WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange.
Monday 06 August 2012
Jared Lee Loughner, the man accused of killing six people and wounding Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords in Arizona last year, is expected to plead guilty in a Tucson court tomorrow.
Tuesday 31 July 2012
With his orange-dyed hair slicked back, the Colorado shooting suspect, James Holmes, sat impassively during a one-hour hearing in a packed courtroom yesterday as prosecutors charged him with 24 counts of murder.
Friday 27 July 2012
A UN human rights expert is calling on the Iraqi government to halt what he says is the possible imminent execution of up to 196 death row inmates in Anbar province.
Friday 20 July 2012
Thursday 05 July 2012
Thousands of people have beaten a man to death before burning his corpse after he was accused of desecrating Islam's holy book, Pakistani police said.
Thursday 31 May 2012
The two sons of Hosni Mubarak, the deposed President, were charged with insider trading yesterday and are to be tried before a criminal court. They were among nine men who made illicit gains from the sale of a bank, according to a statement from the prosecutor-general's office which was reported by the state news agency. It gave no other details.
Monday 07 May 2012
Five prisoners at Guantanamo Bay who are accused of plotting the September 11 attacks refused to answer a military judge's questions in a chaotic court hearing.
Monday 07 May 2012
15-year-old still fears her abusers who were jailed after case drew worldwide attention
Thursday 19 April 2012
I know what you're thinking, because sometimes I think it too. You look at the bovine, witless features of Anders Breivik in that Oslo courtroom and you think: maybe capital punishment isn't so bad after all.
- 1 Cameron's freebie to apartheid South Africa
- 2 Sherlock series 3: Benedict Cumberbatch and Martin Freeman provide teasers for the biggest comeback in British television
- 3 Is this the scariest advert ever? Japanese tyre commercial comes with its own disclaimer and health warning
- 4 Australian ultra-nationalist politician Stephanie Banister in car crash immigration TV interview
- 5 People will try to reduce Mandela to a lilting reggae tune about ‘love’. They will fail