‘No smoking gun’ in new JFK death files
Why are we still debating who killed John F. Kennedy? Today, over half a century on, the government’s last secret files on the assassination are being released. But they may not change much.
Kennedy: 50 years on the conspiracies continue
The assassination of President Kennedy in 1963 launched a flood of conspiracy theories, many of them crazy. Just why are they so enduring and what does it say about us?
Putin murder plot revealed as election nears
Ukrainian police have foiled an apparent plot to assassinate Russian leader Vladimir Putin after upcoming presidential elections. Opposition activists suspect a set up.
Nuclear scientist assassinated: Iran blames West
A professor who may have been working on Iran’s nuclear programme has been killed by a car bomb. Analysts say the blast is part of a black-ops, spy campaign against the Iranian regime.
Al Qaeda 'to be destroyed' within two years
A top US official says that al Qaeda is on the verge of collapse, after a campaign of targeted bombings from unmanned drones. The tactic has proved effective, but still highly controversial.
Murder hunt threatens chaos in Lebanon
As UN investigators prepare their verdict on the killing of a Lebanese politician some now ask: is the promise of justice worth the threat of chaos?
Political murder disrupts Pakistan.
A campaigner for Pakistan’s democracy has been shot dead by one of his own bodyguards, who thought the moderate politician was wrong to favour free speech over religion.