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New light shed on US government's extraordinary rendition programme

A groundbreaking research project has mapped the US government's global kidnap and secret detention programme, shedding unprecedented light on one of …

Obama Commencement Address at Morehouse Turns Into Controversy

It was a rough week for Obama. IRS. Benghazi. The AP. Morehouse, too? Allison Samuels reports.<p>“It has been a tough week for President Obama but …

Bashar al-Assad issues defiant message: 'I'm here to stay'

Syria's embattled leader Bashar al-Assad has used a rare interview – carried out amid the sound of artillery fire resounding through his presidential …

North Korea fires short-range missiles

North Korea has launched three short-range guided missiles, according to a report by the South Korean news agency Yonhap.<p>Citing defense ministry sources in Seoul, Yonhap said the missiles had crashed into the Sea of Japan, off the eastern coast of the Korean peninsula.<p>Two rockets were launched this …

US fears after Chinese missile test

China has tested a long-range missile capable of intercepting satellites, US intelligence sources have claimed.<p>On Monday night local time a rocket was sent into space from a launch centre in Sichuan province, southwest China. Beijing said the launch was part of a scientific data-collecting …

Demand For Ammunition Is Up. Why Aren't Prices?

Sales of guns and ammunition rose after President Obama took office in 2008, and they went through the roof starting late last year, when a school shooting led to a push for new gun control measures. That's led to a prolonged ammunition shortage, even with manufacturers running at full capacity.<p>A …