Last Modified: 18 Oct 2012 12:35 GMT
About 750,000 Iranians residing in West Coast state hold divergent views on their native country’s place in the US vote
18 October 2012 09:15 AM
The U.S. Navy approved an Alliant Techsystems Inc. anti-radar missile for full production valued at as much as $1.1 billion, even though the Pentagon’s chief tester says the weapon’s performance flaws “largely negate” its “ability to accomplish its mission.”
18 October 2012 12:00 AM
The Pope has backed the Russian Orthodox Church’s tough stance against the punk band Pussy Riot who were controversially jailed for two years after staging an anti-Vladimir Putin protest in a Moscow cathedral, it was reported last night.
Former head of Israel’s spy agency Mossad Meir Dagan seeks liver transplant in Belarus after European and US surgeons ‘refuse to treat him’
Meir Dagan, the former head of Israel’s spy agency Mossad, has been forced to seek a liver transplant in Belarus, Europe’s most autocratic state, after European and American surgeons reportedly refused to treat him. He is said to be in critical condition.
Bans on water use were put in place for large parts of England during spring 2012. Photograph: Alamy