The two U.S. journalists released from North Korea last month after five months in captivity said "the psychological wounds of imprisonment are slow to heal." In a column posted on the Los Angeles Times Web site Tuesday night, Laura Ling and Euna Lee also said they were seized by North Korean soldiers on Chinese soil. They raised suspicions about their guide and wondered if they had been “lured into a trap.” “We didn’t spend more than a minute on North Korean soil before turning back, but it is a minute we deeply regret,” they said
DNA testing shows that Indonesia’s most wanted terror suspect, Noordin Top, was not killed in an 18-hour raid in Central Java during the weekend, national police said on Wednesday.
Noordin M. Top, one of Asia’s most wanted terrorism suspects and linked to several Indonesian bombings in the past decade, was killed Saturday, ending a six-year manhunt, two law enforcement sources tell CNN.
Cristiano Ronaldo has been unveiled as Real Madrid’s new number nine, in front of thousands of passionate fans at the Santiago Bernabeu stadium, after his world record $130 (94m euros) move from Manchester United. “I have made my childhood dream a reality — to play for Real Madrid,” Portuguese winger Ronaldo told the packed stands. “I am just so happy to be here,” he said to a rapturous reception from the gathered thousands
Usain Bolt, who was involved in a high speed car smash in his native Jamaica last month, will be fit to run in a special street race in Manchester this weekend. Bolt had surgery to remove thorns from his left foot after crashing his BMW sports car on April 29 and missed an international meeting in Kingston the following weekend. There had been doubt that the world’s fastest man would be able to take part in a special 150 meter race in the city center of the north-west of England city on Sunday
Defeating extremists and stabilizing Afghanistan and Pakistan will require a "sustained, substantial commitment," Gen. David Petraeus, the chief of U.S. Central Command, said Friday.
Nokia, the world’s biggest cellphone manufacturer, recorded its worst quarterly results in more than a decade Thursday on the back of plunging handset sales and a 96 percent drop in operating profits. Nokia posted first quarter operating profits of just €55 million ($73 million), down from euros 1.5 billion a year ago.
Hundreds of people were feared dead on Tuesday after high winds and heavy seas capsized boats carrying African migrants heading for Europe off the coast of Libya. “A tragedy has happened off the Libyan coast with at least two boats going down ..
A distinct vibe emanates from behind the 15-ft.-high chain fences reinforced with rebar and rimmed by razor wire that encircle the so-called “Waterfront” compound at Camp Bucca. It’s different from the other compounds in this sprawling 100-acre, open-air U.S detention center close to the Kuwaiti border, the largest in Iraq, which houses a little over 10,000 of the 13,832 detainees currently in U.S custody