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Amnesty: Iran Steps Up Public Executions

LONDON (Reuters) – Iran has sharply stepped up its use of public executions, hanging 13 men this year, nearly as many as in all of 2010, in an attempt to intimidate its citizens, Amnesty International said on Wednesday.

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April 28, 2011

Saudi Arabia Detains Bloggers over Protest: Activists

JEDDAH (Reuters) – Authorities in Saudi Arabia have detained two Shi’ite bloggers this week for taking part in demonstrations in the country’s oil-producing Eastern Province, a Shi’ite website and activists said on Wednesday.

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April 28, 2011

Guantánamo Leaks Lift Lid on Most Controversial Prison

Innocent people interrogated for years on slimmest pretexts

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April 28, 2011

Heavy Fighting in Misrata and Libyan Mountains

TRIPOLI (Reuters) – Libya’s rebel-held city of Misrata won no respite from two months of bitter siege as Muammar Gaddafi’s forces bombarded the city and battled rebel fighters, despite pulling out of the city center.

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April 28, 2011

Kerim Kerimov

Kerim Kerimov was born in the year 1917 in a Muslim family of an engineering background in Baku, Azerbaijan then part of the Russia.

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April 28, 2011

Factbox: Ships Held by Somali Pirates

Here are details of ships still held by Somali pirates after pirates said on Sunday they had released the Greek-owned MV Eagle.

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April 28, 2011

Microorganisms

microorganisms explained, for kids

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April 28, 2011

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