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Flight MH370: out of the headlines, but the search goes on

Two months since the disappearance of Malaysia Airlines flight MH370, the story that gripped the globe has slipped from the headlines. The first funeral services have been held for some of the missing 239 passengers and crew; the first oblique jokes cracked by President Obama at a White House press …

Iran and Assad have won in Syria, say top Tehran foreign policy figures

Iran and its close ally President Bashar al-Assad have won the war in Syria, and the US-orchestrated campaign in support of the opposition's attempt to topple the Syrian regime has failed, senior Iranian officials have told the Guardian.<p>In a series of interviews in Tehran, top figures who shape …

Ongoing fighting in Iraq's Anbar hits businesses

BAGHDAD (AP) — Fighting in Iraq's western Anbar province, now in its fifth month, appears to have bogged down, with government forces unable to drive …

Rolf Harris trial: 'The way he tickled you was cringey … creepy'

Rolf Harris carried out a series of indecent assaults against a young girl who was friends with his daughter, repeatedly groping her without warning and leaving the alleged victim feeling disgusting, dependent on alcohol and prone to panic attacks, a court has heard .<p>Giving evidence at the trial of …

Scared but alive: Video purports to show abducted Nigerian girls

The girls sit quietly on the ground, dressed in traditional Islamic garb, barely moving, clearly scared.<p>"Praise be to Allah, the lord of the world," they chant.<p>The video, released by French news agency Agence France-Presse, purports to show about 100 of the 276 girls kidnapped by Boko Haram …

EU elections 2014: Is immigration good for Britain?

The Telegraph’s political editor James Kirkup examines how the town and society of Llanelli has coped with an influx of European migrants and how its story mirrors that of the UK<p>After a lifetime in the construction industry in south Wales, George Parker is a plain-spoken man, happy to call a spade …

United Kingdom

North Korea Attempts Daring PR Strategy of Calling South Korea’s President a ‘Prostitute’

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>Last week, South Korean and American authorities accused North Korea of sending drones into South …

Flight 370 search chief: Hunt for plane is the most difficult in history

The man leading the hunt for Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 says the search is the most difficult in human history, but modern technology greatly increases the chances of finding the missing plane.<p>The four underwater signals that search teams detected are still "the most promising lead" investigators …

Nigeria Girl Who Escaped Boko Haram: I'm Now Terrified of School

One of the teenagers who escaped from Islamist extremists who abducted more than 200 schoolgirls says the kidnapping was "too terrifying for words," and she is now scared to go back to school.<p>Sarah Lawan, a 19-year-old science student, told The Associated Press that more of the girls could have …

Africa

As voting closes in India, no one knows what the results will be

May 12 is the last phase of voting in India’s general election, and over 90% of the country’s voters have already gone to the polls. At this late stage in many democratic contests, statistics gurus would be feverishly crunching the exit and opinion poll numbers to offer up a semi-credible …

India

Want to know what the UK will look like under Miliband? Look at Wales

Today, Labour in Wales celebrate 15 years in power. Despite all the evidence to the contrary, party members will congratulate themselves on what a fantastic job they’re doing. First Minister Carwyn Jones claims his administration represents a ‘living, breathing example of what the party can achieve …

South Sudan food security crisis could spiral into famine, agencies warn

The conflict in South Sudan has set the country on course towards a "hunger catastrophe", with almost 4 million people already in dire need of food and humanitarian assistance, and aid agencies warning of a possible famine later this year if urgent supplies do not get through.<p>Five months of …

Terror in the skies: The true faces of drone war

The military develops increasingly advanced tools for remote-controlled destruction, at a staggering cost<p>Enemies, innocent victims, and soldiers have always made up the three faces of war. With war growing more distant, with drones capable of performing on the battlefield while their “pilots” …

Beautiful movie palaces of California

French photographer Franck Bohbot's portfolio is filled with gorgeous, heartbreaking shots of ambitious movie palaces of yesteryear, as well as huge, …

11 Financial Books Every Young Person Should Read

Those of you who are seeking investing enlightenment are not going to find much of it on the web.<p>I suggest you log off, power down your computer, and read some books. Take your time. The months you spend perusing this list will be well spent.<p>I'd recommend reading at least the first four books …

Investing

Angelina Jolie: culture of impunity to blame for kidnap of Nigeria schoolgirls

Attending a premiere of her new film with Brad Pitt, Angelina Jolie urges staunch punishment for the kidnapping of more than 200 schoolgirls in Nigeria to stop "men thinking that they can get away with it"<p>Hollywood actress Angelina Jolie, in London to promote her new film <b>Maleficent</b>, used a red …

Africa