The United Arab Emirates have reportedly detained a member of Abu Dhabi's royal family, Sheikh Issa bin Zayed al-Nahayan, who was caught on video brutally torturing an Afghan businessman. Human Rights Watch demand a transparent trial.
In this edition: Mexicans live in fear of the deadly H1N1 virus; Ecuador's president is comfortably re-elected; Barack Obama is still as popular after 100 days in the job; and the affair of the CIA torture memos.
The Pentagon is preparing to release 'hundreds' of images showing prisoners in Iraqi and Afghan prisons being abused by US personnel during the Bush administration, in response to a Freedom of Information Act lawsuit.
In this edition: a widespread online debate about CIA interrogation techniques used in secret prisons. In India, actor 'Chiranjeeevi', candidate for the legislative elections, is looking like a star on the Web. And today’s highlights.
US President Barack Obama has has said he would not necessarily oppose a "further accounting " of some US officials who laid the legal groundwork for harsh interrogation of terrorism suspects during the Bush administration.
Days after releasing Bush-era memos on interrogation techniques, US President Barack Obama told CIA staffers the agency is critical in the US fight against terrorism during a visit to the agency’s Langley, Virginia headquarters.
US President Barack Obama granted immunity to CIA officers involved in tough terror interrogations after the White House released Bush-era interrogation memos, which critics suspect contain legal justification for torturing terror suspects.
President Barack Obama's administration released four Bush-era interrogation memos, which critics suspect contain legal justification for torturing terror suspects. Obama has assured interrogators they will not be subject to prosecution.
Sergeant First Class Joseph P.Mayo was convicted for the murder of Iraqi prisoners in 2007 on Monday. The American is one of seven soldiers implicated in the case, and one of three non-commissioned officers to be tried for murder.