Eyewitness From Paul Martin outside Beirut. It was like a scene from The Great Escape. Except that the motor-bike rider, after several tyre-spinning attempts to scramble or soar over the barricades, succeeded – unlike Steve McQueen. Others followed.
By Paul Martin, recently in north-east Syria. In Qamishli, the most important town inside the ‘buffer zone’ demanded by the Turks, nothing is changing today.
It was the first day of term at Zwaanswyk High School in Cape Town and the beginning of Miché Solomon’s final year.
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Cardinal Malcolm Ranjith, the most senior Catholic in Sri Lanka, has told correspondent.world he suspects the Easter bombings six months ago were “not just an attack of some fanatics”. He believes they constituted a deliberate plot to destabilise his country.
By Paul Martin There are two surprises to the British media about the tragic discovery of 39 bodies inside a refrigerated container carried by a truck that crossed the English Channel by ferry from Belgium.
By Paul Martin. Iran’s judo fighters have been banned from competing anywhere in the world – including at next year’s Olympic Games – until the Iran Judo Federation accept that their athletes fight against Israeli athletes.