THAI police have charged a foreign man over last week's deadly Bangkok bombing, that rattled the junta-run kingdom and left 20 people dead. OLIVER Sacks, the eminent neurologist and acclaimed author of Awakenings which inspired the Oscar-nominated film, has died aged 82. THE world is in for a long wait before finding out if a flaperon found on a remote island is indeed from MH370.
WILD scenes have erupted in a US courtroom when the father of a murdered girl attacked his daughter's killer. AGONISED journalist Peter Greste has urged Egypt's government to "undo the injustice" after he and two colleagues were sentenced to three years in prison.
AN ELITE team of Scottish academics is at the forefront of tackling the global trade in priceless artifacts like those looted by Daesh from ancient cities such as Syria's Palmyra. The team of archaeologists, lawyers, criminologists and anthropologists from Glasgow University - the only academic team on the planet devoted to studying the illicit trafficking in antiquities - has warned that while atrocities committed in Palmyra has focused global attention on the loss of precious heritage sites, the scale of the problem is far bigger than what is happening in Syria alone, with temples being looted every single day in some countries.
Satellite photos snapped just a few weeks apart show how a 2,000-year-old temple was blown to pieces by the terror group. The ancient ruin stands proud in the first picture from June 26, but in the second image from August 27, only desert remains.
Pauly the cat must be feeling a lot lighter. On Tuesday, the stray had surgery at South Edmonton Animal Hospital to remove his two extra legs.
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