The Pentagon has released home videos of Osama Bin Laden, seized at the secret Pakistani compound where he was shot dead by US commandos. The tapes show him watching himself on television, and preparing a video message addressed to the US. At a news briefing in Washington, intelligence officials said Bin Laden had been actively..
Russia plunged back into the disputes over energy with Ukraine and Belarus that have repeatedly disrupted oil and gas supplies to European Unioncountries, and it also termed EU energy policy as "uncivilized". Russia on Friday denied remarks by Belarussian President Alexander Lukashenko that it [more]
Don’t be surprised if your doctor asks you to sit on the floor at your next checkup. A new study says testing a person’s ability to sit down and then rise from the floor could provide useful insight into their overall health and longevity. [more]
North Korea's next step after rattling the world by putting a satellite into orbit for the first time will likely be a nuclear test, the third conducted by the reclusive and unpredictable state. A nuclear test would be the logical follow-up to [more]
httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=QY_Gc1bF8ds Dec. 21, 2012, has long been rumored to be the day of the Mayan apocalypse, when Earth comes to its inglorious end. The good folks at NASA want you to know that isn't going to happen. In fact, NASA is so [more]
South Korea can now produce missiles that can reach all of North Korea as part of a new deal with Washington that's a response to the North's own growing weapons stockpile. There were restrictions put on their missile production by Washington to try and deter [more]
A man and three members of his family were jailed for a total of 58 years yesterday after being convicted of murdering his pregnant wife claiming she was possessed by evil spirits. One of the four smothered 21-year-old Nalia Mumtaz while the others held [more]
Americans are expected to get a glimpse of Osama bin Laden’s daily life with the disclosure of home videos that show him strolling around his secret compound, along with propaganda tapes that have never been made public. The footage shot at the terror leader’s hideout in Abbottabad, Pakistan, and the propaganda tapes are expected to..
As Kate Middleton walked up the seemingly endless aisle at Westminster Abbey in her stunning white dress and 2.7 metre train, millions will have remembered another young bride making a very similar journey 30 years ago. Princess Diana’s wedding to Prince Charles also gripped the nation, and many will have recognised similarities in everything from..
Michael Moore has gotten himself into something of a semantic firestorm regarding the death of Osama bin Laden, calling it an “assassination” and lamenting he didn’t get a day in court. Moore defended his position (and made the requisite Nazi analogy) to Piers Morgan on CNN tonight, arguing that America is “better” than tracking bin..
A television camera and several other pieces were taken from Surveyor 3 and brought back to Earth for scientific examination. Here, Apollo 12 moonwalker Pete Conrad examines the Surveyor’s TV camera before detaching the gear. There has been a long-lived bit of Apollo moon landing folklore that now appears to be a dead-end affair:..
Who does not know Osama Bin Laden, terrorist fugitives most wanted and most hated. Osama became the mastermind of terror attacks 11 September 2001 that killed thousands of people. Before he died at the hands of the elite U.S. Navy SEAL Sunday, May 1, 2011, Osama did not stop calling for jihad against Western countries...
A protest by hundreds of Osama Bin Laden supporters sparked fury outside the US Embassy in London today as they staged a mock ‘funeral service’ for the terror leader. Police stepped in to separate the protesters and members of the English Defence League amid threats of violence from both sides. Radicals carrying placards proclaiming ‘Islam..
A still image released by the SITE Intelligence Group shows radical Yemeni cleric Anwar al-Awlaqi during a video lecture in 2010. A US drone attack in Yemen targeted but failed to kill US-Yemeni cleric and terror suspect Anwar al-Awlaqi, who is linked to Al-Qaeda and considered a major threat to the United States, US..
A statement purportedly from al-Qa’ida on a jihadist internet forum announced the death of their leader Osamab Bin Laden as they vowed to continue attacking the U.S. In a statement posted on jihadist internet forums, al-Qa’ida has confirmed the death of its leader Osama bin Laden and threatened to avenge it. "We in al-Qa’ida..
Asteroid YU55 will pass close to earth later this year Photo: ALAMY A giant asteroid weighing 55 million tonnes will just miss the Earth later this year, Nasa experts have predicted. The rock, which is quarter of a mile across, will pass between our planet and the moon in November and will be visible..
US President Barack Obama on Friday met and decorated the "full assault force" behind the clandestine raid that killed Osama bin Laden, a White House official said. Obama and Vice President Joe Biden held a series of closed-door meetings with special operations troops, then decorated the entire force handing out Presidential Unit Citations, the highest..
Extensive surveillance of Osama bin Laden’s hideout from a nearby CIA safe house in Abbottabad led to his killing in a Navy Seals operation, US officials said, a revelation likely to further embarrass Pakistan’s spy agency and strain ties. The US officials, quoted by the Washington Post on Friday, said the safe house was the..