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Libya is a disaster we helped create. The west must take responsibility

It's called the pottery store rule: "you break it, you own it". But it doesn't just apply to pots and mugs, but to nations. In the build-up to the catastrophic invasion of Iraq, it was invoked by Colin Powell, then US secretary of state. "You are going to be the proud owner of 25 million people," …

Grizzly Bear Eats GoPro Camera

There is no shortage of things to try and do with a GoPro, from climbing ridiculously massive towers and doing handstands at the top, to getting …

Militants kill 20 security men in Yemen checkpoint raid | Reuters

ADEN, Yemen (Reuters) - Suspected militants killed 20 members of Yemen’s security forces in a dawn raid on a checkpoint on Monday, state news agency Saba said, in an attack officials said bore the hallmarks of the local branch of al Qaeda.<p>Yemen is dogged by internal conflicts and chronic poverty …

'Habitable' Exo-Planet Found Orbiting Distant Red Dwarf Star

A Nasa researcher has reportedly found the first Earth-sized planet in the 'Habitable' zone of another solar system.<p>The find has been made by Nasa …

Google's Larry Page Wants To Bequeath His Fortune To One Of His Rich Mates

Google co-founder Larry Page's bank accounts are swollen to around the tune of $32 billion (£19.4 billion) - but he doesn't appear to be feeling …

Lebanon calls for support for army to counter Syria fallout | Reuters

KUWAIT (Reuters) - Lebanon’s foreign minister called on Arab countries on Monday to support the Lebanese army to counter fallout from Syria’s civil war, which he said threatened to tear the country apart.<p>Around 1 million Syrian refugees have fled to Lebanon, a displacement that has strained public …

G7 warns Russia of more sanctions if Ukraine crisis escalates | Reuters

THE HAGUE/FEODOSIA, Crimea (Reuters) - U.S. President Barack Obama and major industrialised allies warned Russia on Monday it faced damaging economic sanctions if President Vladimir Putin takes further action to destabilise Ukraine following the seizure of Crimea.<p>Leaders of the Group of Seven …

Malaysia's Prime Minister: 'It is with deep sadness and regret that I must inform you that according to this new data, flight #MH370 ended in the southern Indian Ocean.' More details: http://fw.to/k0Ti1Nf

U.N. Syria envoy says new Geneva peace talks unlikely for now - report | Reuters

BEIRUT (Reuters) - The United Nations peace mediator for Syria has said it is unlikely talks in Switzerland between the Syrian government and opposition will resume soon, Lebanon’s state news agency reported on Monday.<p>United Nations Special Envoy Lakhdar Brahimi talks to the media after briefing a …