The US military announced Monday that three more detainees from Iran, Yemen and Tajikistan respectively have been released from the US terror suspect detention facility at Guantanamo Bay and sent home to their own countries. US Defense Department Combatant Status Review Tribunals had found the Yemeni and Tajik prisoners improperly classed as "enemy combatants" posing [...]

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Iraqi constitutional negotiators who submitted a draft constitution to Iraq's National Assembly shortly before the deadline at midnight local time Monday have withdrawn it in the face of continued Sunni opposition, and the Assembly has adjourned without voting in a bid to avoid its own dissolution in the absense of an accepted charter. A senior [...]

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The US Supreme Court refused to rehear the Kelo v. New London eminent domain case Monday, without comment. In June the justices held by a 5-4 margin that the local authority in New London, Connecticut could expropriate private land, homes and businesses for private redevelopment confering economic benefits on the community such as more jobs [...]

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