The Telegraph
Sunday , June 22 , 2014

Iraq border post seized by militants

Sunni fighters seized a border post on the Iraq-Syria frontier, security sources said today, smashing a line drawn by colonial powers almost a century ago with the aim of creating an Islamic Caliphate stretching from the Mediterranean Sea to Iran....   | Read..

Pope visits Mafia town to mourn baby’s death

Pope Francis, visiting a stronghold of one of Italy’s most dangerous crime groups, today comforted the jailed father of a three-year-old boy killed in an ambush and con...   | Read..

Kevlar inventor dead

Stephanie Kwolek, an American chemist who in 1965 invented a super-strong fibre called Kevlar that revolutionised body armour and protected innumerable police officers and so...   | Read..
Mehdi Army fighters loyal to Shia cleric Moqtada al-Sadr take part in a parade in Baghdad on Saturday. (Reuters)
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