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Since 2007, 12 human feet clad in running shoes have been found on the shores of British Columbia, from Jedediah Island to Botanical Beach. Photograph: Google Maps

British Columbia, Canada is known for many things: beautiful landscapes, great skiing, the 2010 Winter Olympics and the human feet that have been wash(...)

For decades, the legal profession has been in the crosshairs of external critics of the Irish economy. Every couple of years the Paris-based Organis(...)

The bald eagle  was removed from the federal endangered species list in America in 2007 after the banning of the pesticide DDT and habitat protection led to its recovery.

Authorities in the US are investigating the deaths of 13 bald eagles discovered on a Maryland farm. Maryland Natural Resources police received a call(...)

US secretary of state John Kerry speaks during a joint news conference with Jordan’s foreign minister Nasser Judeh in Amman on Sunday. Photograph: Muhammad Hamed/Reuters.

US Secretary of State John Kerry said yesterday a provisional agreement had been reached with his Russian counterpart Sergei Lavrov on terms for a ce(...)

Republican presidential candidate Ted Cruz receives an endorsement from “Duck Dynasty” TV show star Phil Robertson at a rally at the College of Charleston in Columbia, South Carolina. Photograph: EPA

Republican presidential contender Ted Cruz bounds onto the stage after being introduced by reality TV star “Duck Commander” Phil Robertson as the God-(...)

Antonin Scalia, who has died aged 79, was the man who had the decisive fifth vote out of nine judges that guaranteed conservative dominance of the US (...)

What is China doing in the South China Sea? China claims most of the South China Sea as its own, and it has territorial disputes with nearly all its n(...)

US Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders on stage during a primary night rally in Concord, New Hampshire. Photograph: Getty Images

There’s a masterly, nakedly honest quote that is not wheeled out often enough. It should be, particularly during the topsy-turvy, down-the-rabbit-hole(...)

Iraqi pro-government forces drive their armoured vehicles in the Jwaibah area, on the eastern outskirts of Ramadi, on February 8th after they retook the region from Islamic State  group jihadists. Photograph: Al-Dulaimi/AFP/Getty Images

Major powers trying to forge a Syrian peace plan have made almost no progress in overcoming one of the main obstacles to ending the war: deciding who (...)

 Electoral agents work with a lamp as the poll continues after 7pm at one of the polling stations where polls did not finish in time due to the late arrival of the voting materials in Kisugu village, Kampala, Uganda. Photograph: Dai Kurokawa/EPA

The man hoping to break Yoweri Museveni’s 30-year grip on Uganda’s presidency was briefly arrested on Thursday and the government shut down social med(...)

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