PRESSURE-COOKER BOMBS SUSPECTED IN BOSTON BLAST
Scores of victims remained in Boston hospitals, many with grievous injuries, a day after the twin explosions near the marathon’s finish line killed three people, wounded more than 170 and reawakened fears of terrorism. A 9-year-old girl and 10-year-old boy were among 17 victims listed in critical condition.
Boston Marathon bombs packed with gunpowder, shrapnel
Scores of victims remained in Boston hospitals, many with grievous injuries, a [...]
Object is raised about 10 to 13ft above seabed and curved at the sides like a mushroom
World War II expert says object may be Nazi anti-submarine weapon
Wire meshes could be used to baffle submarine radar and make them crash
Area vital to German war machine
Object has wire meshes – which could explain why dive team’s equipment failed
Divers say phones and some cameras switch off when close to the object
Sonar scans have [...]
15 June 2012: A miner fires a home-made rocket as he hides behind a wall with graffiti which reads, For your future, during a clash with Spanish national riot police inside the El Soton coal mine in El Entrego, near Oviedo
Striking coal miners have clashed with police in northern Spain, in some of the worst disturbances since the government imposed austerity measures.
The interior ministry said at least seven people [...]
Libyan rebels in Benghazi during Friday prayers Photo: AP
The Western alliance marks 100 days of bombing Libya on Sunday with political leaders adamant that the regime, which violently crushed a popular uprising in February, is isolated and collapsing from within.
However defence analysts said it has still not identified a clear line of attack that would break the veteran leader’s grip on power.