The South African government has launched an investigation into who hired the ‘fake’ interpreter Thamsanqa Jantjie, and how he passed security checks
The Associated Press
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Monday 22 October 2012
A second Milwaukee suburb was shaken by a Sunday morning shooting that left at least four dead – including the gunman – and four injured, only months after a man shot six people dead at a nearby Sikh temple.
Friday 19 October 2012
A car bomb ripped through Beirut today, killing a top security official and seven others, shearing the balconies off apartment buildings and sending bloodied residents staggering into the streets in the most serious blast the Lebanese capital has seen in four years.
Thursday 11 October 2012
Lance Armstrong still has some support among riders in elite cycling despite a damning report by the US Anti-Doping Agency that detailed testimony from 26 witnesses, including 11 former teammates.
Sunday 07 October 2012
Philippine president Benigno Aquino III said his government has reached a preliminary peace agreement with the country's largest Muslim rebel group in a major breakthrough toward ending a decades-long insurgency.
Friday 28 September 2012
Kenya's military said its troops have attacked the last remaining port city held by al-Qa'ida-linked insurgents in Somalia during an overnight attack involving a beach landing.
Former soldier claims Osama bin Laden was unarmed and already dead or dying when Navy Seals burst into room and shot him
Wednesday 29 August 2012
Account of the raid in the book 'No Easy Day: The Autobiography of a Navy Seal' appears to suggest soldiers went against mission orders not to 'assassinate' bin Laden if he wasn’t posing a threat.
Wednesday 15 August 2012
A bomb attached to a fuel truck exploded outside a Damascus hotel where UN observers are staying in the Syrian capital, wounding at least three people, Syria's state TV reported.
Wednesday 25 July 2012
Former British Prime Minister Tony Blair says the West must do all it can to persuade Syria President Bashar Assad to step down because it will probably be difficult to form a new government in the deeply divided country.
Friday 20 July 2012
Yahoo is giving its new chief executive Marissa Mayer a compensation package worth more than 59 million dollars (£37m) over the next few years.
Tuesday 17 July 2012
Tensions and patrols rise as ship opens fire on small boat said to have ignored warnings
Wednesday 11 July 2012
Thousands of Muslim Bosnians commemorated the 1995 Srebrenica massacre in the city today during an annual ceremony that carried special significance this year, with the trial of former Bosnian Serb commander Ratko Mladic - allegedly responsible for Europe's worst atrocity since World War II – finally under way in The Hague.
Exclusive: Young people ‘want UK to stay in Europe’: Four in 10 adults aged 18 to 24 are ‘firmly in favour’ of membership, poll shows
Tom Daley ‘is gay because his father died’ says UK evangelist
Iain Duncan Smith leaves Commons food banks debate early
Kiss and yell: Italian protester charged with sexual assault after kissing riot police officer
PM denies two child limit for benefits is part of Tory welfare policy
Anachronistic and iniquitous, grammar schools are a blot on the British education system
- 1 Sun will 'flip upside down' within weeks, says Nasa
- 2 Christmas comes early: Justin Bieber is 'retiring from music'
- 3 Iain Duncan Smith leaves Commons food banks debate early
- 4 Cycle death inquest: Boyfriend hugs driver of 32 tonne tipper truck that killed his girlfriend
- 5 Burglar steals video tapes of child abuse, hands them into police