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Hardline Iranian students have stormed Britain’s two diplomatic compounds in Tehran, lobbing petrol bombs, smashing windows and burning the Union Flag which they replaced with Iranian ones.
SADAT al-Badri is a member of Tripoli’s local council. Asked whether he would have preferred to have seen Gaddafi put on trial he said: “We like to bury this chapter now, so we can start to build our country again.”
For four decades the wilful, mercurial figure of Muammar al-Gaddafi ruled Libya with an iron grip while remaining a persistent thorn in the side of the West.
POLISH police have arrested and charged two suspects in a series of bomb attacks at Ikea stores in several European countries this year.
Afghan president Hamid Karzai has said the Taleban are entirely reliant on Pakistan, claiming the militants cannot lift a finger without the Pakistanis.
Philippine police have arrested an Abu Sayyaf Islamic militant gunman who allegedly helped behead seven Filipino workers while singing a militant song in 2007.
AFGHAN intelligence officials said that they have broken up a cell that plotted to kill president Hamid Karzai, arresting six people in Kabul allegedly linked to al-Qaeda and the Haqqani militant group.
IRAQI insurgents allied to al-Qaeda have released a video showing showing them manufacturing rockets, silencers, improvised explosive devices, vehicle-borne IEDs, remote-control full-size cars and automated machine-guns.
Kenyans protested yesterday against the government’s lax security measures after gunmen seized a French hostage and escaped into Somalia, the second such incident in recent weeks, which locals fear will hit Kenya’s lucrative tourism industry.
Iraqi security forces yesterday killed several insurgents after they attacked a local government compound and a police station in Anbar.
A FUGITIVE who escaped from a Spanish jail 25 years ago has won one of the Basque country’s top literary awards – but has been told he cannot have the money that goes with it until he hands himself in to authorities.
An IT graduate who posted messages on an Islamic extremist website, calling on Muslims to attack British MPs who voted in favour of the war in Iraq, has been jailed for 12 years.
A TEENAGER caught up in the Utoya massacre sent desperate text messages to her mother, pleading for help as other youngsters were being killed, it emerged yesterday.
MASSACRE gunman Anders Breivik is insane and appears to have no idea of the worldwide revulsion at his acts, according to his lawyer.
ANDERS Behring Breivik hailed the far-right English Defence League as "a blessing", it has emerged.
WHEN Anders Breivik launched his assault on the young campers of Utoya Island he expected Norway's special forces to swoop and stop him any minute, but instead was given time to kill scores of people.
External affairs secretary Fiona Hyslop was yesterday the first of about 50 people to sign a book of condolence for the families of those killed in the attacks in Norway.
ANDERS Breivik has caused potential embarrassment for Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin by describing him as worthy of respect and one of the two men he would most like to meet.