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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Wednesday 25 September 2013
Andrea Ruth Waldeck was arrested in April after authorities found 1,472 grams (52 ounces) of methamphetamine crystals in her hotel room
Wednesday 18 September 2013
I n this novel Jáchym Topol explores two sites of genocide and asks the question: how should one commemorate past atrocities? The first part of The Devil's Workshop is set in Czechoslovakia. Topol's unnamed narrator grows up in the small fortress town of Terezín, famous for housing a Nazi prison camp during the Second World War. It also served as a ghetto and many inhabitants were deported to Auschwitz and other camps.
Friday 13 September 2013
The four men found guilty of raping and killing a 23-year-old student on a Delhi bus were today sentenced to death by an Indian court.
Thursday 29 August 2013
A military jury as unanimously condemned Nidal Malik Hasan to death by legal injection for killing 13 people in a shooting spree at the Fort Hood military base in 2009. This sentence will make Hasan the first member of the US armed forces to be executed by the US military for over 50 years. But who was the last?
Thursday 22 August 2013
A US soldier who killed 16 Afghan villagers has apologised in court for his “act of cowardice”.
Friday 16 August 2013
Jacques Vergès, the flamboyant lawyer who earned the nickname the “Terror's advocate” for his defence of former Nazis, terrorist bombers and notorious dictators and their aides, has died of a heart attack aged 88.
Thursday 08 August 2013
Judge orders legal team to continue helping Major Nidal Hasan lead his own defence in military trial
Bo Xilai supporter arrested as Chinese authorities prepare for trial of the former Communist Party rising star on charges of corruption and abuse of power
Wednesday 07 August 2013
Mr Bo could be sentenced to death, although a lengthy jail sentence is the more likely outcome
Cleveland kidnapping: Victim watches and spectators applaud as Ariel Castro 'house of horrors' torn down
Wednesday 07 August 2013
House was torn down as part of deal that spared him a possible death sentence
Monday 05 August 2013
Major who shot dead 13 people at US Army base in Texas will represent himself at court martial
Friday 02 August 2013
The most active state for executions has confirmed supplies of pentobarbital will expire in September
Thursday 01 August 2013
Six leaders have been convicted of crimes in connection with the war of independence
Thursday 25 July 2013
The disgraced Chinese politician and former rising star of the Communist Party, Bo Xilai, was finally charged with corruption today in what is shaping up to be China’s trial of the century.
Monday 22 July 2013
But police are still concerned that they could find more victims as suspect appears influenced by Cleveland serial killer
Sex offender 'fascinated' by Cleveland Strangler case held by police after three women's bodies are found
Sunday 21 July 2013
Police are carrying out a further search for additional victims amid concern there may be more bodies
Senior British politicians tell David Cameron: When dead children are being washed up on beaches – it's time to act
Jeremy Corbyn calls Osama bin Laden's killing a 'tragedy' - but was it taken out of context?
If these extraordinarily powerful images of a dead Syrian child washed up on a beach don't change Europe's attitude to refugees, what will?
Britain to take more refugees as Cameron bows to pressure after more than 100,000 back our campaign
If you're not already angry about the refugee crisis, here's a history lesson to remind you why you really should be
Theresa May says migrants should be banned from entering the UK unless they have jobs lined up
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- 4 Refugee crisis: Aylan's life was full of fear - in death, he is part of 'humanity washed ashore'
- 5 German police forced to ask public to stop bringing donations for refugees arriving by train