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VX: The banned, deadly nerve agent that killed Jong Nam

A high dose can kill in minutes when inhaled, as the blood vessels in the lungs rapidly spread the compound into the bloodstream and...

Rio carnival combines colourful political protest

The informal carnival street parties called 'blocos,' held in the days before and after the Sambodromo parade contests, are also big on political themes RIO...

Balkan war criminals welcomed back to public life

The 1990s conflicts in Croatia, Bosnia and Kosovo claimed more than 130,000 lives, while more than 10,000 have never been accounted for and millions...

Labour beats UKIP to win by-election in Brexit bastion

Nationwide most Labour voters supported Brexit while most of their MPs wanted to stay in the EU, a gap which UKIP unsuccessfully sought to...

Top Philippine drug war critic arrested, but defiant

De Lima was last week charged with three counts of drug trafficking, and an arrest warrant was issued on Thursday afternoon MANILA (Philippines): The highest-profile...