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  1. Marie Colvin, who died after being targeted in a shell attack in Homs, Syria, in 2012. In April 1987 Burj al Barajneh, a Palestinian refugee camp, was besieged by Amal, a Shia militia backed ...

  2. From conflict zones in Kosovo, East Timor, Syria, Chechnya and Sri Lanka (where she lost her left eye to a grenade), Colvin wrote about the horrors of war, always with a focus ...

  3. Kraisorn fired six goals as champions Thailand made an ominous start to the defence of their Asean Foootball Federation Championship title on Friday evening with a 7-0 thrashing of East</ ...

  4. The Braves won the NL East title with a 90-72 record, while the A's finished the season at 97-65.

  5. Indonesia bounced back from their opening day loss to Singapore to pick up a 3-1 win over East Timor, but only after going behind to the tournament minnows. Rufina Gama gave East ...

  6. East Timor had long been known as a dangerous place for journalists. Back in 1975, Indonesian soldiers, who were invading the territory at the end of Portuguese colonial rule, ...

  7. Today in History, 12/11

    Daily Mail3 days ago

    .... 1974 - South Africa is suspended from the UN General Assembly over its racial policies. 1988 - At least 13 people are killed in racial violence in Sri Lanka. 1991 - Troops in East Timor fire on pro-independence demonstrators, killing dozens. 1993 - Pop star Michael Jackson cancels world tour, citing painkiller addiction. 1994 - US President Bill Clinton arrives in Asia to campaign...

  8. Thailand will begin the defence of the title they have won twice in succession when they face East Timor in Group B on Friday, while Singapore host 2016 runners-up Indonesia. ( ...

  9. The challenge of playing a complex character like Colvin—who wore an eye patch over an eye injured in a grenade attack while covering the Sri Lankan civil war, and also ventured into armed conflicts ...

  10. The self-declared state of Somaliland is stepping up its push for international recognition, warning that the world’s continued refusal to formally accept its independence threatens to plunge ...

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