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Government defends security services after Woolwich murder

Government defends security services after Woolwich murder

The government has defended the security services following criticism that they missed key signs that may have averted the violent murder of Drummer Lee Rigby in Woolwich on Wednesday.   A House of Commons inquiry will now take place [read more]

Over 90 feared dead after tornado hits Oklahoma City

Over 90 feared dead after tornado hits Oklahoma City

More than 90 people, including 20 children, are feared dead after a giant half-mile wide tornado hit the US city of Oklahoma yesterday afternoon. Smashing its way through a community of 41,000, with a wind speed of up to 200 mph, the [read more]

Salmond and Farage clash after run-in with Scottish protesters

Salmond and Farage clash after run-in with Scottish protesters

Scottish first minister Alex Salmond has brushed aside calls by Nigel Farage for him to condemn protesters who forced the UK Independence Party (UKIP) leader to flee a pub in Edinburgh yesterday. Nigel Farage, who eventually left the scene [read more]

Anti-UKIP protests cause Farage to flee

Anti-UKIP protests cause Farage to flee

The leader of the UK Independence Party (UKIP) Nigel Farage faced a swarm of protesters yesterday as he left a pub in Edinburgh. Demonstrators protesting outside the Canon’s Gait pub, where Mr Farage was holding a press conference, [read more]

Iran bans female candidates running for President in June elections

Iran bans female candidates running for President in June elections

Female candidates have been banned from running in the presidential elections in Iran this year, according to a report. Ayatollah Mohammad Yazdi, a clerical member of the Guardian Council, Iran’s constitutional watchdog group, [read more]

Ceiling collapse kills workers in Cambodian shoe factory

Ceiling collapse kills workers in Cambodian shoe factory

At least two people have been killed and nine injured after the ceiling of a shoe factory, the Wing Star, in the southern province of Kampong Speu in Cambodia, collapsed Thursday morning. The local district police chief, Khen Pannara, [read more]

Syrian rebel videoed eating the heart of a soldier

Syrian rebel videoed eating the heart of a soldier

In a ghastly video filmed in Syria, Free Syrian Army rebel commander, Abu Sakkar, was seen cutting organs out of a dead soldier and biting into his heart. The video, which has been posted on the internet, shows Sakkar addressing the camera [read more]

International sanctions against North Korea are working

International sanctions against North Korea are working

North Korea’s ability to progress its nuclear weapons programme is being successfully stymied by international sanctions, according to a recent United Nations (UN) report. The report, complied by the UN sanctions-monitoring group, said [read more]

Theresa May declares war on police killers

Theresa May declares war on police killers

British home secretary, Theresa May, has announced that those convicted of killing a police officer are to face compulsory whole-life sentences. Speaking at the Police Federation conference in Bournemouth, Mrs May called the murder of a [read more]

Riots mar Paris team’s first league title in 19 years

Riots mar Paris team’s first league title in 19 years

The streets of Paris were transformed into a battlefield on Monday after a fight broke out between French football fans and riot police, ruining the victory celebrations to honor Paris Saint-Germain’s (PSG) first French football title in [read more]

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