Lawyers said that detention practices at Guantanamo violated the Geneva Conventions, the international treaties that govern the treatment of captives during armed conflict.
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Ashton said in a statement that the two prime ministers had agreed on "a fixed text which they are now consulting upon. They will be in touch with me by the end of the week."
Germany scrapped plans to purchase and modify Euro Hawk reconnaissance drones, opposition says the fiasco has wasted some 680 million euros ($875 million).
Willy Selten, the owner of meat wholesaler Willy Selten BV, was detained on suspicion of fraud and forgery
Financial watchdog said on Wednesday it had detected six possible attempts to use the Holy See to launder money last year
China has repeatedly urged North Korea to return to the so-called six party talks process, aimed at denuclearisation.
Executive Committee Member of Palestine Liberation Organization Abu Yusef stated US State Secretary Kerry sides with Israel amid Middle Eastern peace process
Seven Iraqi soldiers were killed in clashes with gunmen on Thursday, more than 300 people have been killed in violence over the past week
Lushtaku and Thaci were both senior commanders of the Kosovo Liberation Army (KLA) from the Drenica region
In Agadez, the largest town in northern Niger, at least 20 soldiers were killed and 16 injured when suicide bombers attacked a barracks at dawn
Detectives appeal for witnesses after Mohammed Saleem, 75, was stabbed to death as he returned home from local mosque
France says Hezbollah had violated an agreement among Lebanese political parties by getting involved in Syria.
There were no signs of any breakthrough as Kerry visited Israel for the fourth time in his four months in office
Special Coordinator for the Middle East Peace Process Robert Serry said, "ending the conflict in Syria is a matter of great urgency and must be the top priority of the international community."
Parliament started to debate the issue as part of a bill on a broader reform of higher education, but all attention has focused on an article that would abolish a 19-year ban on English as a teaching language
Francis's reaching out to atheists and people who belong to no religion is a marked contrast to the attitude of former Pope Benedict
Increased contact with China's military gives the United States a chance to explain its new strategic focus on Asia which Beijing fears is a containment strategy
Iran pressing ahead with installing a more efficient version known as the IR-2m at its main enrichment plant near the central town of Natanz, report says
GERB declined on Thursday to try to form a new government, opening the way for the rival Socialists
Al Nahda slammed Syrian regime for staging a genocide in Qusair, also blamed Lebanese Hezbollah militants allegedly fighting alongside Syrian troops
Kirkuk mayor announced they began digging a security trench around the city