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Der Spiegel said Claas Relotius, one of its top journalists, had fabricated parts of more than a dozen stories. EFE

Disgraced German journalist loses awards

Disgraced German journalist Claas Relotius has returned four press awards after weekly magazine Der Spiegel found he had fabricated facts in a number of articles, the German press association that hands out the prize said on Thursday.
Banksy posted an Instagram picture of shocked attendees watching the painting disintegrate, with the caption- Going, going, gone... [Banksy-Instagram]

Banksy painting self-destructs after $1.4 million sale

A painting by mysterious British artist Banksy shred itself into pieces at the moment it was sold for more than one million pounds at a London auction.

Inmates in Guantanamo Bay drop to 40

The inmates in Guantanamo Bay have dropped to 40 following the release of a Saudi inmate, Ahmed Haza al-Darbi, back to his country.

Trump order to keep Guantanamo open ‘sheer stupidity’

Donald Trump confirmed this week that he would keep the Guantanamo Bay detention facility open, a move experts say is unsurprising yet will likely mean that several dozen remaining detainees will not be able to leave the infamous prison.

State of the Union: Donald Trump vows to keep Guantanamo Bay prison open

US President Donald Trump announced Tuesday he would keep Guantanamo Bay open, breaking from his predecessor Barack Obama’s lengthy and ultimately failed efforts to shutter the maligned detention facility.

No migrants should be forcibly returned to Libya – HRW chief

European authorities should not be sending migrants trying to reach the continent back to Libya until the security situation there has stabilised, the chief of Human Rights Watch said.

Prisoners sue Donald Trump, allege anti-Muslim bias

Eleven detainees at the US military’s Guantanamo Bay prison sued President Donald Trump Thursday saying they were being illegally held on the basis of being Muslims.

Former Taliban hostage Joshua Boyle arrested for 15 charges including assault

A Canadian man who was held captive by a faction of the Afghan Taliban for five years has been arrested on 15 charges including sexual assault, illegal confinement and issuing death threats, according to reports on Tuesday.

Family freed from Taliban captivity arrive in Canada

Joshua Boyle, his American wife and three children arrived in Toronto Friday after being freed from captivity in Pakistan, the Canadian government announced.

Trial opens for suspected mastermind of Benghazi attacks

The alleged mastermind of the 2012 attacks on a US outpost in Benghazi, Libya, despises America and when his hatred "boiled over," he organised the strike that killed four Americans, including ambassador Chris Stevens, a government prosecutor told the jury on Monday.

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