Afghan Army soldiers attend their graduation ceremony in Kabul, Afghanistan,earlier this month.  Three Afghan soldiers have been reported missing from a joint military training exercise taking place in the US this week. Photograph: Jawad Jalali/EPA.

Three Afghanistan National Army soldiers have been reported missing from a joint military training exercise taking place in Cape Cod, Massachusetts, o(...)

Jon Matonis: [Running the foundation is like] “going downhill in a go-cart trying to keep the wheels on.” Photograph: Chris Ratcliffe/Bloomberg

The Bitcoin Foundation’s executive director, Jon Matonis, travels the world to promote the virtual currency as a replacement for traditional money.(...)

Smugglers’ tunnel between Tijuana, Mexico, and San Diego, California. Photograph: Immigration and Customs Enforcement via The New York Times

A deep tunnel snaking nearly 550 metres from Mexico under the border and into a San Diego warehouse is one of the most sophisticated underground drug (...)

Daniel Chong who was held in a windowless cell for four days without food or water

A 25-year old college student abandoned in a windowless cell for more than four days without food or water has reached a $4.1 million settlement with (...)