Cory Monteith’s sudden death has pushed back the premiere of his TV show Glee. The actor was found dead in a Vancouver, Canada hotel room last weekend
After a year’s absence the Big Day Out is returning to Auckland, in new quarters. The first lineup announcement for the January 17 festival is due on August 1, organisers said today
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Widow Shah Jan sits in an icy room with mud walls in a snowfield on the edge of Kabul. She wipes her tears with the edge of her grimy sweater as she recalls the day in August 1999 when the Taliban set fire to her home in the vineyards of the Shomali Plain and kidnapped her best friend, Nafiza
Sudan’s President, Omar Hassan al-Bashir, reckons that being on the run is easy. In March, the International Criminal Court indicted al-Bashir for war crimes and crimes against humanity for his role in the conflict in Darfur, where at least 200,000 people have died since 2003 in a campaign that the Bush Administration described as government-sponsored genocide
A suspect has been arrested in the 1990 abduction and attempted murder of an 8-year-old Texas girl, a spokeswoman for the FBI’s Houston, Texas, office said. The victim, Jennifer Schuett, is now 27.
Barclays is planning to spin off a 4bn ($6.3) portfolio of complex credit assets as the bank presses ahead with a process to clean up its balance sheet and ease shareholder concerns over its investments.
For nearly 20 years Jennifer Schuett has held onto every memory of the night she was abducted from her bedroom, raped and left for dead. It was August 10, 1990.
Libya pressured the British government to include convicted Lockerbie bomber Abdelbeset al Megrahi in a 2007 prisoner release agreement tied to trade deals between the two countries, a son of Libya’s leader told CNN on Friday. Britain refused to include al Megrahi in any deal, however, angering the Libyans, who initially told the British that all deals were off, said Saif al-Islam Gadhafi, the second-eldest son of Libya’s leader, Col.
Simon Cowell breaks his silence about a Paula Abdul-less “American Idol” next season in an exclusive interview with the television show “Extra.” In the interview, set to air Friday night, Cowell said he doesn’t want to “get in the middle” between Abdul and of the “American Idol” executives but told “Extra’s” Terri Seymour, his former girlfriend, that the chemistry between the judges is different now.