Notorious former drug smuggler and author Howard Marks has been diagnosed with inoperable cancer, he has announced this weekend.

Greeks vote in key snap election; radical left party poised for win

Greeks are voting in an early general election that could alter the course of the country’s struggle with crippling debts, with a radical left party poised to win ...


Japan's PM 'speechless' at hostage killing

Japan’s prime minister said he was left “speechless” by a video purportedly showing one of two Japanese hostages of the extremist Islamic State group had been killed. ...