News Prisoners being held at Guantanamo Bay. The majority of inmates are being held without charge

The announcement comes as two Algerian men held at the camp for a decade are released without charge in a revived push towards gradual closure

Shore leave: Sun, sea and shorts in Bermuda

Bermuda may be British, but it does things in its own fashion – including an innovative take on business attire. As this mid-Atlantic haven celebrates its 400th birthday, Ben Ross gets all dressed up to travel around the archipelago

Clive Stafford Smith: Beyond Iraq, a public inquiry that would really matter

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Chinese Muslims trigger public backlash in Palau

The tiny Pacific nation of Palau's decision to allow 13 Chinese Muslims from the Guantanamo Bay prison camp to resettle there has sparked anger among islanders who fear for the safety of the tranquil tourist haven.

China's Guantanamo inmates bound for new life in Pacific paradise

They were plucked from their ancient Silk Road home in central Asia eight years ago and sent to Guantanamo Bay as part of the "war on terror". Now cleared of being enemy combatants, the 17 Chinese Uighurs, who once lived about as far away from the ocean as it is possible to live, find themselves bound for a new life on the remote Pacific island of Palau.

Guantanamo Bay prisoner to face civilian court

The first detainee was transferred from the Guantanamo Bay prison camp yesterday to stand trial in a US civilian court in a test case for President Barack Obama's plans to close the prison for foreign terrorism suspects.

Joan Smith: Invite Guantanamo inmates into US

Obama needs a grand gesture to separate himself from Bush. He should offer shelter to detainees

Legal fight for release of terror douments

The High Court was urged today to order full disclosure of correspondence from America setting out the Obama administration's current stance on whether US intelligence outlining its agents' treatment of former terror detainee Binyam Mohamed should be made public.

Leading article: Obama must keep his nerve and shut Guantanamo

Democrat senators have helped inflict his worst defeat so far

Judge says US can hold detainees indefinitely

A federal judge says the United States can continue to hold some prisoners at Guantanamo Bay indefinitely without any charges.

Teenage picks: Six teenagers set to judge Orange Prize alongside the regular panel

The astonishingly grownup group of students are deadly serious about their role. We sat in on their heated discussions, and, opposite, exclusively reveal their shortlist

Exposed: MI5's secret deals in Camp X-ray

How MI5 attempted to recruit prison camp inmates

Pianist Zimerman says he won't return to US

Polish piano virtuoso Krystian Zimerman, who had enthralled classical music fans on his most recent US tour, suddenly enraged many of them this week when he announced from the stage that he is so unhappy with the United States that he will not perform in the country again.

My tour of 'beautiful' Guantanamo Bay, by Miss Universe

Wishing for world peace is so passé; nowadays Miss Universe can be found blogging about Guantanamo Bay.

Miss Universe had a 'lot of fun' in Guantanamo

A "relaxing, calm, beautiful place" may not be everyone's description of Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, where the United States holds about 240 prisoners in a detention centre that has drawn condemnation from around the world.

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