To have a bit of a laugh in the office during the International Comedy Festival we have asked comedians to tell us their favourite joke and tell us a bit about themselves.
One year ago on Tuesday, at least 57 men and women, including 31 journalists, were slaughtered on a grassy clearing in the southern Philippines. They were on their way to a political event, driving caravan-style through Maguindanao province’s rugged, green hills when their convoy was stopped by armed men allegedly members of a private army controlled by Andal Ampatuan Jr., the scion of the clan that rules the area
It was the moment everyone on the “Caravan of Solace” had been waiting for.
The woman had been trapped in her office for three days as fighting rocked the streets below and armed gangs roamed. Alexandra had survived on a package of cookies and two cans of soda.
Pilots winging over raging Libyan battlefields in Mirage and F-16 fighter jets. A convoy of troops and tanks rumbling to the aid of an embattled partner
When Iraq war veteran Angela Peacock is in the shower, she sometimes closes her eyes and can’t help reliving the day in Baghdad in 2003 that pushed her closer to the edge.
A senior Palestinian official and three bodyguards were killed Monday when a car bomb targeting his convoy exploded in the vicinity of Mieh Miyeh Palestinian refugee camp near the southern Lebanese city of Sidon.
Sri Lankan cricketers have described for the first time how they feared some of their teammates had been killed during a deadly attack on the team bus by gunmen in Pakistan — and paid tribute to the driver of the bus for saving their lives.