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WASHINGTON Scientists have developed a robot that shows how early terrestrial animals began moving about on mud and sand 360 million years ago. Animals would have...

MADRID Eighty years ago, civil war broke out in Spain, a painful, bloody wound that has yet to heal. A dark prelude to World War II,...

BILBAO (Spain) Luis Ortiz Alfau was 19 and working at a food warehouse when Spain’s civil war began in 1936, as General Francisco Franco led...

DAMASCUS Syrian government and allied forces took control of a rebel-held town east of Damascus on Saturday after a 12-day battle, the Syrian Observatory for...

DALLAS US President Barack Obama will cut short a foreign trip and head to Dallas next week as a shooting rampage by a black army...

LONDON Andrea Leadsom, one of two candidates to be the next British prime minister, has caused an uproar by suggesting that being a mother means...

TEHERAN Iran will press on with its missile programme ‘with full force’ based on national security needs, a foreign ministry spokesman was quoted as saying...

LONDON It was third time lucky for American Serena Williams as she finally matched Steffi Graf’s professional era record of 22 grand slam singles titles...

KARACHI Famed philanthropist Abdul Sattar Edhi, who set up one of Pakistan’s biggest welfare organisations and was revered as a “living saint” by many in...

KEFLAVIK (Iceland) Marco Streng is a miner, though he does not carry a pick around his base in south-western Iceland. Instead, he keeps tens...