Reportage of sparse policing in Alaska villages wins Pulitzer Prize; coverage of Kashmir clampdown, Hong Kong protests gets photography awards
he Anchorage Daily News and ProPublica won the Pulitzer Prize in public service Monday for illuminating the sparse policing of remote Alaska villages, as a delayed awards ceremony recognized writing, photos and — for the first time — audio reporting
Decade after Barack Obama outlawed CIA's torture programme, an illustrated guide to just what the ordeal entailed
CIA torture techniques: Published here for the first time, they are gritty and highly personal depictions that put flesh, bones and emotion on what until now had sometimes been portrayed in popular culture in sanitised or inaccurate ways: the so-called enhanced interrogations techniques used by the United States in secret overseas prisons during a feverish pursuit of al-Qaida after the 11 September, 2001, attacks.
Julian Assange's journey from political asylum at Ecuadorian Embassy to prison: A timeline of key events in legal saga
WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange's seven-year hideout in Ecuador's London embassy came to an end on Thursday when British police dragged him out and arrested him based on an extradition request put across by the US.
Boeing 737 flight, with 136 onboard, crashes into Florida waters near Jacksonville; no casualties reported
There were no reports of fatalities but local WOKV-TV that at least two people suffered minor injuries and that the plane was attempting to land during a heavy thunderstorm.
State of the Union 2018: Donald Trump mixes self-congratulation with warnings about gangs, drugs and violent immigrants
Donald Trump's address blended self-congratulation and calls for optimism amid a growing economy with ominous warnings.
UN rapporteur says torture of 9/11 attack accused continues at US detention centre in Guantanamo Bay
UN's top expert on torture said reports from sources indicated at least one inmate was still being tortured at the US detention centre in Guantanamo Bay
So far, Donald Trump has treated terror suspects just as Barrack Obama did, passing on Guantanamo in favour of having his own Justice Department.
Donald Trump wants Manhattan attack suspect Sayfullo Saipov's trial to 'move fast', demands death penalty for attacker again
Donald Trump had suggested on Wednesday sending Saipov to the Guantanamo Bay military prison in Cuba.
US president Donald Trump called for the man charged with carrying out a New York City truck rampage that killed eight people to be put to death on Wednesday.
"If the goal is to actually punish the perpetrator, then sending him to Guantanamo is just about the worst thing you can do."
Recep Tayyip Erdogan threatens to 'chop off' traitors' heads during speech on anniversary of failed coup
Erdogan threatened to "chop off the heads" of traitors, in a speech marking the first anniversary of the failed coup bid that aimed to oust him from power.
London: An Islamic State suicide bomber who attacked Iraqi forces in Mosul was a former Guantanamo Bay detainee and was originally from Britain, the BBC reported.
Donald Trump vowed on Monday that America and its allies would defeat the "forces of death" and keep radical jihadists from gaining a foothold on US soil.
A multitude of procedural and legal problems, exacerbated by the logistical challenge of hosting a court in Guantanamo, have slowed the case to a crawl.
Obama's one active error is Russia; the others — Pakistan and Syria — are passive errors of inaction and poor options.
Last-ditch: Obama makes final attempt to persuade Congress to close military prison at Guantanamo Bay
WASHINGTON President Barack Obama launched a final push on Tuesday to persuade Congress to close the U.S. military prison at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, despite strong opposition from lawmakers who do not want detainees transferred to the United States.
Everyone is 'stupid, fat and ugly': Republican candidates make most of Trump's absence at Fox debate
2016 Republican presidential candidates strained to take advantage of a rare opportunity to step out of Donald Trump's shadow in Thursday night's presidential debate, after mocking the front-runner for boycotting the final contest before voting begins
A Guantanamo Bay inmate has been repatriated to Saudi Arabia, the Pentagon announced on Monday.
A UN torture investigator has accused the US and India of stalling on his requests to visit their prisons
Qatar's foreign minister on Monday denied reports that one of five high-level Taliban detainees transferred from the Guantanamo Bay prison to Qatar has attempted to re-engage in militant activity.