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Stories with person: Philip Hammond
  • Argentina sues companies drilling off Falkland Islands 
    Updated: Apr-21-15 2:34 pm

    BUENOS AIRES, Argentina - The Argentine government on Tuesday sued several energy companies that are drilling for oil near the Falkland Islands, the latest proxy fight in a longstanding dispute over the far-flung archipelago, though analysts say it will have little practical effect.

  • Full circle: Chlorine now chemical weapon of choice in Syria 
    Updated: Apr-20-15 5:32 am

    THE HAGUE, Netherlands - Exactly one century ago Wednesday, German troops opened the taps on a line of chlorine tanks to send a poisonous cloud drifting across no man's land and into World War I Allied trenches. The gas blinded soldiers and made them retch, vomit and choke, combining with bodily fluids to destroy their lungs.

  • The Latest: Migrant survivor says 950 aboard capsized boat story has photos
    Updated: Apr-19-15 4:27 pm

    10:20 p.m. (2020 GMT, 4:20 p.m.)