The twin blasts killed three people and wounded more than 260 others at the end of the city's marathon in April 2013
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Tuesday 10 April 2012
'Democracy comes from the bottom up,' he wrote. 'Marxism is like a worn dress that must be put aside'
Wednesday 04 April 2012
Accused September 11 mastermind Khalid Sheikh Mohammed and four suspected co-conspirators were directed today to stand trial before a Guantanamo war crimes tribunal on charges that could carry the death penalty, the Pentagon said.
Friday 30 March 2012
Werner Herzog, cinema's laureate of derangement, seems ideally equipped to investigate America's romance with the death penalty.
Friday 30 March 2012
Dance: I saw the Nederlands Dans Theater 2 at Sadler's Wells, which was fantastic. The dancers are all aged between 17 and 23, and the final work in the triple bill was Paul Lightfoot's 'Passe-Partout'. The quality of movement was amazing, showing the fluidity, grace and capabilities of human bodies. Modern dance at its best.
Thursday 29 March 2012
Three death row inmates in Japan were executed by hanging today as the country carried out its first death sentences in more than a year and a half.
Tuesday 13 March 2012
There were question marks yesterday over the future of one of China's most popular television shows, "Interviews Before Execution", in which death row prisoners are interviewed shortly before their execution, after its presenter was the subject of a BBC documentary.
Friday 10 February 2012
Three men were jailed today after becoming the first to be convicted of stirring up hatred on the grounds of sexual orientation for handing out a leaflet calling for gay people to be executed.
Tuesday 07 February 2012
A lawmaker in Uganda is reintroducing an anti-gay bill that received wide condemnation, including from US President Barack Obama.
Friday 03 February 2012
Werner Herzog's new documentary on death row is the latest example of an enduring theme. By Geoffrey Macnab
Monday 23 January 2012
Hosni Mubarak's lawyer concluded his defence yesterday, arguing that the ousted leader should be acquitted of criminal charges because he is technically still the President of Egypt.
Saturday 21 January 2012
Three Muslim men have been found guilty of stirring up hatred on the grounds of sexual orientation after distributing a leaflet that said Islam called for anyone caught committing homosexual acts to be executed.
Friday 20 January 2012
Three Muslim men have been found guilty of stirring up hatred on the grounds of sexual orientation after distributing a leaflet that said Islam called for anyone caught committing homosexuality to be executed.
Lovesong, Lyric Hammersmith, London
Huis Clos, Trafalgar Studios, London
Man in the Middle, Theatre 503, London
Sunday 15 January 2012
An elderly couple and their younger selves dance towards death in a moving tribute to enduring love
Tuesday 10 January 2012
As a 'CIA agent' is sentenced, Patrick Cockburn deciphers a dangerous diplomatic game
Saturday 31 December 2011
New Year Honours: Politics
New theory could prove how life began and disprove God
This is what it's like to be dead, according to a guy who died for a bit
'Cash for access' scandal: Sir Malcolm Rifkind says 'unrealistic' for MPs to live on £67,000 salary
'Jihadi John': CAGE representative storms off Sky News accusing Kay Burley of Islamophobia
Ukip would cut billions from Scottish budget to fund English tax cuts
Russia's roadmap for annexing eastern Ukraine 'leaked from Vladimir Putin's office'
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