the Context


Scientists claim the "long-tailed dinosaur" had the capacity to hold its cranium at a height in a giraffe-like manner.

LONDON - Ever since palaeontologists pieced together the many bones of lumbering sauropods they have argued about how these largest of dinosaurs would have held their immensely long - New Zealand Herald


The United States and South Korea increase their alert states after North Korea renounces the armistice that halted the Korean War in 1953.


Two bombs kill eight people and injure 74 others in Peshawar, Pakistan.


A 7.1-magnitude earthquake occurs in the Gulf of Honduras.


United States Secretary of State Hillary Clinton reaffirms President Barack Obama's demand that Israel halt settlement in the West Bank.


Former Chilean Army conscript José Adolfo Paredes Márquez is charged with murdering activist-singer Víctor Jara during General Augusto Pinochet's coup d'état in 1973.

Person of interest

Raymond Hewlett, a person of interest in Madeleine McCann's disappearance, gives the West Yorkshire Police a DNA sample for testing.


Sixteen people are killed and more than 20 injured when a bus crashes near Yambol, Bulgaria.

General Motors

General Motors asks Germany to indebt its subsidiary automakers Opel and Vauxhall Motors.