Deadly Taliban attacks in Kabul

The Afghan capital on Tuesday echoed for hours to the sound of gunfire and explosions as Taliban militants infiltrated Kabul and attacked in several


Penguin missing, feared eaten

The penguin nick-named Happy Feet who was released back into the wild after being stranded in New Zealand has vanished without trace. Concerns were


Market rise on Greek hopes

European stocks rose for the first time in three days with the benchmark Stoxx Europe 600 Index rebounding from a two year low. The euro edged


Artist Richard Hamilton dies

The artist many believed to be the father of Pop Art, Briton Richard Hamilton, has died aged 89. Admired by peers such as Andy Warhol and Joseph


Bani Walid given 48 hours grace

The guns are silent around Bani Walid and the former Libyan rebels, now interim government forces, are holding back from a final assault on the town


Animated Armenia

Armenia has a long tradition of animated films – the first one was shot in the 1930s – but re-building the industry over the past 20 years or so has