Bangladesh sentences Islamic party leader to death »

By Associated Press, DHAKA

A special tribunal in Bangladesh on Thursday sentenced a leader of an Islamic political party to death Read more…

China claims most cyber-attacks on its military websites have US origin »

Beijing says defence ministry and another site subjected to 1.7m attacks last year, two-thirds of which came from within America

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Rockets fired at Camp Bastion in Afghanistan »

Helmand province base comes under attack, but Ministry of Defence says no casualties reported

by Press Association in Helmand Insurgents have launched Read more…

Syria humanitarian crisis worsening day by day, warns Oxfam »

UN ‘worst case’ of more than a million Syrian refugees displaced to neighbouring nations could be reached in weeks, says charity

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Markets rocked by Italian political stalemate »

European stock markets slide and the euro falls against the dollar after Italy’s political deadlock brings eurozone crisis back to life By Read more…

Sri Lanka Security Forces Rape, Torture Tamil Detainees: Group »

By REUTERS

Sri Lanka’s security forces have used rape to torture and extract confessions from suspected Tamil separatists almost four years after Read more…