Indian Maoist rebels have killed 12 people in two separate attacks in the central state of Chhattisgarh, as they continued a campaign of violence aimed at disrupting the five-week national election. Five
Leaked conclusions from a classified US Senate enquiry into the CIA’s use of torture appears to paint damning portrait of agency in chaos in years after 9/11 The CIA's use of torture after the September
Argentina has accused the UK of provocation over plans to hold military exercises in the Falkland Islands. It said drills by British forces would include missile launches and were part of a "pattern" "hostile
After a month of searching, investigators now have their "most promising" lead yet in finding Malaysia Airlines Flight 370. A pinger locator in the Indian Ocean has detected signals consistent with those
U.S. Navy SEALs have taken control of a commercial tanker that had been seized by three armed Libyans this month. In response to the U.S. operation, a leader of the armed federalist group that seized ports
Business News As snowy Davos becomes engulfed in the hustle and bustle of another World Economic Forum, Microsoft founder Bill Gates took the opportunity to deliver an upbeat message in his annual newsletter.
US intelligence whistleblower agrees to stand in university contest after being contacted by students. Edward Snowden has agreed to stand as a candidate for rector at one of the UK's oldest universities,
A man suspected of faking his death in a fishing accident 15 years ago to avoid a trial on child sex-abuse charges has been arrested, the Oregon State Police said Friday. Daniel Clement Chafe, 55, was
For the first time ever, in 2013 smartphones outsold feature phones, and the dean of Silicon Valley tech investing, Marc Andreessen, says that within three years you simply won’t be able to buy a non-smartphone.
Dreams of the World: Mechanisms of Immune Defense against Viruses with Akiko Iwasaki, Yale University
Dreams of the World: One Dream a Time. This post is the latest in the series Dreams of the World, which profiles interesting people Kike meets during his travels. ¨My dream is to make vaccines that protect
Extreme weather, terrorism, political protests, an emotional film star and the exit and entrance of two popes. The Guardian's features picture editor selects the images that defined 2013 ... and the obligatory
Egyptian president declares state of emergency in Port Said, Ismailia and Suez, scenes of major protests in recent days. Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi has declared a 30-day state of emergency and a