Gareth Jones

Poland moves to fill key posts after plane crash

Poland has moved to fill key state posts after a weekend plane crash in Russia killed President Lech Kaczynski and dozens of other top officials.

Polish president’s coffin returns home to Warsaw

Polish President Lech Kaczynski's coffin returned home on Sunday, a day after he and much of the country's political and military elite were killed.

Sodomy ‘sparked murder’ of Terre’Blanche

Rumours surrounding the death of Eugene Terre'Blanche continued to swirl on Sunday as a media report said sodomy "sparked the murder".

Poland mourns president, elite killed in crash

Poles were in deep mourning on Sunday after President Lech Kaczynski and many of the country's ruling elite were killed in a plane crash.

Turkey pulls troops out of northern Iraq

All Turkish troops involved in a major ground offensive against Kurdish rebels inside northern Iraq have withdrawn to Turkey, Iraq's foreign minister said on Friday. Turkey sent thousands of troops into remote, mountainous northern Iraq on February 21 to crush rebels of the outlawed Kurdistan Workers' Party.

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