Assange 'would be denied justice'Julian Assange arrives at court in London

There is a risk of "flagrant denial of justice" if Wikileaks founder Julian Assange is tried for rape in Sweden, his lawyer tells a UK extradition hearing.

Ministers 'wanted bomber release'

The previous UK government did "all it could" to help facilitate the release of Lockerbie bomber Abdelbaset Ali al-Megrahi, an official report says.

Anti-government protesters pray at dusk in Tahrir Square, Cairo (7 February 2011)Egypt ups pay as protests go on

Egypt increases public-sector pay and pensions by 15% as protesters defy attempts to return the country to normality.

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