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Military Leader Ratko Mladic Arrested and Charged for War Crimes

Military Leader Ratko Mladic Arrested and Charged for War Crimes

/ May 27, 2011 8:11 am

On Thursday, Serbian authorities announced that they arrested former Bosnian Serb general Ratko Mladic, who has been charged with organising the biggest mass killing of European civilians since World War II. The 69-year-old has been indicted twice – the first […]

Deadly Tornado Kills 116 in Missouri, US

Deadly Tornado Kills 116 in Missouri, US

/ May 24, 2011 9:41 am

The deadliest tornado to hit the US since 1953 ripped through Joplin, Missouri at 6pm on Sunday, destroying and damaging homes and buildings. The worst part is that at least 116 people have been found dead from the violent storm, […]

10 Killed by South Spain Earthquakes

10 Killed by South Spain Earthquakes

/ May 12, 2011 8:39 am

A 5.3 magnitude earthquake was reported on Wednesday to have hit throughout the southeastern part of Spain, resulting in toppled historic buildings in Lorca and the deaths of 10 people, while dozens have been injured. The quake is said to […]

Man Commits Suicide from the Burj Khalifa, World’s Tallest Tower, in Dubai

Man Commits Suicide from the Burj Khalifa, World’s Tallest Tower, in Dubai

/ May 11, 2011 10:36 am

According to reports, an Asian worker committed suicide on Tuesday in Dubai by plunging 39 floors from part of the Burj Khalifa tower, which is the tallest man-made structure in the world. Police in Dubai, a resident and the tower’s […]

Graphic Photos Leaked from Bin Laden Compound

Graphic Photos Leaked from Bin Laden Compound

/ May 6, 2011 8:17 am

In the days after Osama bin Laden’s death, there has been a debate in Washington about if photos of his dead body should be released to the public as proof that the deed was done. However, on Wednesday, President Barack […]

Terror Suspect Babar Ahmad Allegedly Beaten by Police

Terror Suspect Babar Ahmad Allegedly Beaten by Police

/ May 5, 2011 8:46 am

A court has been told by a British Muslim, who is suspected of raising funds for terrorist organisations, that he was violently assaulted by 4 specialist Metropolitan police officers during his arrest. Babar Ahmad claims that he was punched, kicked […]

Osama bin Laden Killed during Secret US Raid

Osama bin Laden Killed during Secret US Raid

/ May 3, 2011 8:35 am

On Sunday afternoon, a squadron of US Navy SEALs led by the CIA raided the compound where Osama bin Laden was hiding and killed him. The results of the top-secret mission was announced by President Barack Obama later than night. […]

Leaders Call for NATO to Increase Libya Action

Leaders Call for NATO to Increase Libya Action

/ April 13, 2011 10:49 am

The western Libyan city of Misrata was struck again on Tuesday by leader Muammar Gadaffi’s military. Witnesses reported heavy weapon fire in central Misrata, which has been surrounded for weeks and been a scene of some of the worst fighting […]

Minsk Subway Bombing Suspects Arrested

Minsk Subway Bombing Suspects Arrested

/ April 13, 2011 9:40 am

On Monday evening in Minsk, 12 people were killed and another 126 injured when a bomb with nails and ball bearings ripped through Oktyabrskaya subway station at rush hour. It’s believed the bomb was radio-controlled, and prosecutors say that several […]

Poland and Russia Remember Smolensk Plane Crash Victims

Poland and Russia Remember Smolensk Plane Crash Victims

/ April 11, 2011 9:43 am

Poland and Russia are both marking the first year anniversary of the plane crash that Polish President Lech Kaczynski was killed in, along with 95 others – Parliament members, army and navy chiefs, and the national bank’s president. They were […]

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