World Bulletin / News Desk
Britain's BBC apologised to Queen Elizabeth on Tuesday after a senior journalist reported her lobbying against a Muslim cleric.
BBC security correspondent Frank Gardner broadcast details of a private conversation with the queen during which she supposedly told him she had complained to the last government about Muslim cleric Abu Hamza al-Masri.
The queen was said to be upset that Britain had not arrested him after he preached anti-Western sermons outside a mosque in London after the Sept. 11, 2001 attacks in the United States.
That was awkward for a head of state who has no political or executive role and is expected to stay neutral in public. The queen has never given a media interview and typically avoids controversial topics in her speeches.
The Egyptian-born cleric lost an appeal in the European courts on Monday and faces extradition from Britain to the United States.
The public broadcaster, mainly funded by a fee paid by everyone under 75 who owns a television, said the meeting had taken place some years ago.
A U.S. Navy remote controlled submarine, the Bluefin-21, was on its ninth mission scanning the largely unmapped stretch of sea bed where the pings are believed to have come from, with still no trace found
Five men sentenced to death, another 37 people were sentenced to terms of three to 35 years for assisting the attacks in northeastern Riyadh.
The stowaway told FBI officials that he had run away from home, climbed a fence at the airport in San Jose, California, crossed the tarmac and crawled into the wheel well of Hawaiian Airlines flight
Fearless and scathing critic of the military government, Win Tin helped found National League for Democracy with current opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi in 1988.
The changes follow Russia's annexation of Ukraine's Crimea peninsula and tension in the largely Russian-speaking east of Ukraine.
Besides the cash compensation, the mountain guides have demanded that the government pay for the treatment of the injured and raise the insurance cover to $20,000.
Unknown gunmen attacked the staff quarters of Government Girls Secondary School Yana in the Shira, five-year-old girl killed in the fire
Maduro says protesters, encouraged by the U.S. government and international media, are seeking to topple him as happened to Chavez during a brief coup in 2002
The Ivory Coast defense minister said nearly all of the fake soldiers were close to the former regime.
A number of suspected Al-Qaeda elements were killed in a drone attack on Sunday.
Biden will "discuss the international community's efforts to help stabilize and strengthen Ukraine's economy and to assist Ukraine in moving forward on constitutional reform, decentralization, anti-corruption efforts, and free and fair presidential elections on May 25th," the statement said.
The charges Yingluck faces this week relate to the transfer of National Security Council chief Thawil Pliensri in 2011, which opponents say was done to benefit her party
In addition to the territorial quarrel, China's ties with Japan have long been poisoned by what Beijing sees as Tokyo's failure to atone for its occupation of parts of China before and during World War Two
The Pakistani leader was to arrive in Nigeria on Monday for a three-day visit.
The commanders, who asked not to be named, told Anadolu Agency the move aims to force interim president Catherine Zampa-Panza to abide by the Ndjamena deal signed in the capital of Chad on January 10.
Militants killed 11 Algerian soldiers in an ambush during a patrol in mountains east of the capital Algiers on Sunday.