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Greenpeace: Russia actions among worst 'assaults'

10/05/2013 10:32am
Greenpeace International's director says Russia's seizure of its ship "Arctic Sunrise" and the arrest of its crew is the worst "assault" on the group's environmental activism since its flagship "Rainbow Warrior" was bombed in 1985.

Ireland voters reject plan to abolish Senate

10/05/2013 11:39am
Irish voters rejected a government plan to abolish the country's much-criticized Senate, a surprise result Saturday that dealt a blow to Prime Minister Enda Kenny.

I've made mistakes, Assad tells German magazine

10/05/2013 12:14pm
Syria's President Bashar Assad has conceded making mistakes and says no side in his country's civil war is entirely free of blame, according to an interview to be published Sunday by German magazine Der Spiegel.

Madeleine McCann's parents 'greatly encouraged'

10/05/2013 5:02pm
Madeleine McCann's parents says they're "greatly encouraged" by the expanding British police investigation into the case of their missing daughter.