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Mike Corder

Mike Corder

    Stoner voters targeted in Dutch election campaign
    Stoner voters targeted in Dutch election campaign
    With slogans like "Don't let your vote go up in smoke!", owners of the free-wheeling cafes where bags of hashish are sold alongside...
    Usain Bolt gets ready to strike again
    Usain Bolt gets ready to strike again
    Training partner Yohan Blake beat Bolt over 100m and 200m in the Jamaican Olympic trails, but Bolt now appears fully fit and keen to win again....
    Charles Taylor's last bid to fight war crimes charges
    Charles Taylor's last bid to fight war crimes charges
    Lawyers for former Liberian president Charles Taylor have asked a UN-backed war crimes court for permission to reopen their defence case, saying a...
    Charles Taylor takes stand for war crimes defence
    Charles Taylor takes stand for war crimes defence
    Charles Taylor begins his defence on Monday against charges he led rebels in Sierra Leone who murdered, raped and mutilated villagers in a brutal...
    Nations look to Kenya to try pirates
    Nations look to Kenya to try pirates
    Dutch prosecutors are dusting off the oldest international felony in their country's books to tackle the 21st-century wave of piracy.
    Former Macedonian minister not guilty of war crimes
    Former Macedonian minister not guilty of war crimes
    A United Nations tribunal on Thursday acquitted Macedonia's former interior minister of murder, cruel treatment and other war crimes stemming from...
    Hiddink says improved Russia will play Spain
    Hiddink says improved Russia will play Spain
    If Spain is expecting the same kind of generosity from Russia in the European Championship semifinals that it received in the teams' first...
    Frenchman shatters world swimming record
    Frenchman shatters world swimming record
    Three days, three records.
    Trouble brewing over anti-Qur'an film
    Trouble brewing over anti-Qur'an film
    A Dutch conservative lawmaker said on Wednesday he is making a film to highlight what he describes as "fascist" passages in the Qur'an, his latest...
    World Cup underdogs lose matches, win support
    World Cup underdogs lose matches, win support
    If outspoken former Wallaby winger David Campese had his way, the likes of Georgia, Namibia and Portugal wouldn't be at the Rugby World Cup.
    Charles Taylor expected to appear for pre-trial hearing
    Charles Taylor expected to appear for pre-trial hearing
    Former Liberian president Charles Taylor was expected to make his first appearance in a Hague courtroom on Friday for a hearing aimed at paving the...
    'Tot and Max' snatch Olympic pairs gold
    'Tot and Max' snatch Olympic pairs gold
    This time, there was no judging scandal in the pairs. Tatiana Totmianina and Maxim Marinin eliminated any chance for controversy on Monday night in...