She came under criticism from members of her own party who distanced themselves from her remarks
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Peru 'drug mule' Michaella McCollum confident story of coercion will be proven after arrest over £1.5m cocaine
Wednesday 28 August 2013
British women claim they were threatened at gunpoint and forced to smuggle drugs by criminal gang
Tuesday 27 August 2013
Sonia Gandhi, the leader of India's ruling Congress Party and the country's most powerful politician, has been released from a hospital after becoming ill during a debate in Parliament, the health minister has confirmed.
Tuesday 13 August 2013
'I want to dig a deep hole and bury myself again': Chilean miners stunned by decision not to prosecute over accident
Friday 02 August 2013
The decision that no one will face charges over the mining accident in Chile that left 33 men underground for 69 days has left many speechless
Anthony Weiner's election bid faces another set back after adviser Barbara Morgan attacks former intern
Wednesday 31 July 2013
Anthony Weiner’s bid to be New York mayor has faced another major setback, after his Communication Director Barbara Morgan let rip at an intern after she penned a comment piece on the campaign.
Sunday 28 July 2013
If there was anything to admire about Anthony Weiner’s bid to be the next Mayor of New York, it was his aides’ extraordinary success in taking their candidate to a lead in the polls, despite his embarrassing history of extramarital sexting.
US announces plans to transfer two prisoners from Guantanamo Bay as Obama slowly moves towards closing the detention facility
Saturday 27 July 2013
Two prisoners will be transferred out of the controversial prison to Algeria if plans go ahead
Wednesday 24 July 2013
Anthony Weiner won't enter the annals of history as the first politician to find their campaign threatened by a sex scandal, but the former Congressman, who was leading in some polls in the race for New York mayor, certainly will find a niche as the Democrat with the most ludicrous sexual alias.
Tuesday 23 July 2013
Poll gives US President lowest approval rating in nearly two years
Edward Snowden: 'US will say I aided our enemies,' says NSA whistleblower in newly released video interview
Monday 08 July 2013
Edward Snowden, the 30-year-old wanted by American authorities for leaking information about classified US surveillance programs, predicted he would be seen in violation of the Espionage Act and that the “US government will say I aided our enemies”.
Thursday 27 June 2013
As India on Thursday began the mass cremation of hundreds of bodies left by the Himalayan floods, half a dozen politicians from rival parties have been condemned after scuffling at an airport and trying to lure survivors on to planes they had chartered.
Tuesday 25 June 2013
President Obama 'deeply disappointed' by ruling
Tuesday 18 June 2013
Freedom of Information request forces authorities to name terror suspects held for the last 12 years
Indian state of West Bengal rocked by protests after sexual assault and murder of young woman in two different attacks
Friday 14 June 2013
Protests have been held in various places across the state and on Thursday campaigners gathered close to the Kolkata home of the state’s chief minister
Sunday 09 June 2013
Main opposition party announces country's most polarising politician will lead its election campaign – setting Modi up for a show-down with Rahul Gandhi
Nigel Farage: Me vs Russell Brand on Question Time – he's got the chest hair but where are his ideas?
Shock poll shows voters believe Ukip is to the left of the Tories
Disgruntled RBS worker writes hilarious open letter to Russell Brand after anti-capitalist publicity stunt leaves him hungry
New era of cheap oil 'will destroy green revolution'
Ukip founder Alan Sked and Nigel Farage 'begged Enoch Powell to stand as a candidate'
Ukip candidate jokes about 'shooting peasants' in racist and homophobic rant
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