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Pulitzer prize-winning coverage of the Syrian conflict – in pictures

http://www.theguardian.com/world/gallery/2013/apr/16/pulitzer-prize-winning-coverage-syria<p>720<p>Warning: contains graphic images Five photojournalists …

US soldier sentenced to 16 years for selling secrets to 'Russian spy'

An Alaska-based military police officer has been sentenced to 16 years in prison and will receive a dishonourable discharge for selling military …

US military helicopter crashes near North Korea

A US military helicopter crashed near the North Korean border on Tuesday, as Pyongyang continued its verbal offensive by threatening to launch “powerful sledge-hammer blows” against Seoul.<p>The helicopter – which was carrying 21 members of the US military - crashed onto a military shooting range in …

Six Years After Shooting, Virginia Tech Remembers

With so much attention given to the violent bombings in Boston, Virginia Tech is remembering a terrible tragedy of its own today. It's been six years since shooter Seung-Hui Cho killed 32 people and injured 17 on the Virginia Tech campus, and then shot himself to death. Today, his victims are being …

China lays bare its military might with an attack on US ambition

China has laid bare the scale of its rapidly expanding military might for the first time in a white paper arguing the American "pivot to Asia" was destabilising the region.<p>The People's Liberation Army, or PLA, boasts some 850,000 officers spread across seven regional commands, according to the …

India Refuses Permission For Country's First Playboy Club

Hugh Heffner's empire has run afoul of conservative politicians in India, who have decided to halt plans for the country's first Playboy Club.<p>PB Lifestyle, the Indian firm with rights to the Playboy brand, had hoped that the club in the southwestern state of Goa would be the first of eight to be …

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Pakistan election rally hit by deadly bomb attack

<b>At least 17 people have been killed and many injured in Pakistan after a suicide bomb attack in Peshawar.</b><p>The Awami National Party (ANP), which governed the restive Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province, had called the political rally ahead of next month's elections.<p>The Pakistani Taliban, which has repeatedly …

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