One by one, the Danube River is giving up its dead. On Tuesday, divers and rescue crews discovered the bodies of two more people who were killed when a sightseeing boat and a river cruise ship collided last week on the waterway in Hungary’s capital, bringing the death toll to 11. TheRead More →

Rescue workers scoured the Danube River in downtown Budapest Thursday for 21 people missing after a sightseeing boat carrying South Korean tourists sank after colliding with a larger cruise ship during an evening downpour. Seven people are confirmed dead and seven were rescued, Hungarian officials said. The South Korea-based VeryRead More →

Sudanese prosecutors have charged ousted president Omar al-Bashir with involvement in killing protesters and incitement to kill protesters during the uprising that drove him from power last month, state news agency SUNA reported Monday. It was not immediately clear what punishment he might face. Protest organizers say security forces killed some 100Read More →

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WikiLeaks’ founder Julian Assange is facing a court hearing over a U.S. request to extradite him for alleged computer hacking. Assange is expected to appear by video link from prison for Thursday’s hearing at London’s Westminster Magistrates’ Court. The 47-year-old Australian is serving a 50-week prison sentence for jumping bailRead More →

A wealthy heiress pleaded guilty on Friday in a sensational case accusing a a cult-like upstate New York group of creating a secret harem of sex slaves for the group’s self-anointed spiritual leader. Clare Bronfman admitted in her plea in federal court in Brooklyn that she harboured someone who wasRead More →