Spanish judge Baltasar Garzón has criticised the terrorism charges brought against a group of young people accused of involvement in the attack of two civil guards last year in a bar in northern Spain. Photograph: Andrea Comas/Reuters

A court case against a group of young people accused of involvement in the beating up of two civil guards last year in a bar in northern Spain has bro(...)

Seculer supporters of the main opposition Republic Public Party (CHP) rally at Taksim Square, in Istanbul, on Sunday.  Photograph: EPA

The purge of suspected supporters of a failed military coup has escalated in Turkey as rights groups claim detainees are being subjected to torture, b(...)

Muhammad Ali, a few weeks shy of his 40th birthday, takes on Trevor Berbick in his last ever fight on  December 11th, 1981 in the Bahamas. Berbick won the fight in a ten-round unanimous decision. Photograph: Focus on Sport/Getty Images

A couple of years back, I asked a roomful of college freshmen and women to name the world’s most famous living Muslim. “Barack Obama! ” stage-whispere(...)

Crash investigors inspect the site of an airplane crash at the British Car Auctions lot next to Blackbushe Airport. Photograph: Luke MacGregor/The Irish Times

Three members of former al-Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden’s family were killed when a private jet crashed in southern England on Friday, British poli(...)