Joran van der Sloot has been indicted on charges he tried to extort $250,000 from Beth Holloway in exchange for information about daughter Natalee Holloway.
A Thai Greenpeace activist wearing a gas mask holds a protest banner at the Ministry of Energy in Bangkok, Thailand, on Wednesday. Greenpeace called upon Thailand's energy minister to divert all energy-related investments away from the nuclear energy option, and to invest instead in research, development and uptake of clean renewable energy.
A sperm whale that measured up to 59 feet long and lived some 12 million to 13 million years ago used to hunt smaller whales. The species is named for Herman Melville, author of 'Moby-Dick.'
Manuel Noriega took the stand only briefly Monday to give his name and age, but appeared feeble, his shoulders trembling as he addressed the three-judge panel.
Joran van der Sloot's lawyer is trying to get his confession of murder thrown out. Van der Sloot says he was tricked into giving a confession by Peru's police. But Peruvian legal experts say the confession is likely to stand.
Joran van der Sloot wouldn't talk to a Peruvian judge assigned his case. Joran van der Sloot tells newspaper he signed confession out of 'blind panic.'
Joran van der Sloot has retracted his confession of killing a young woman in Peru, according to a Dutch newspaper.
Joran van der Sloot lives in 6-by-11 foot cell that faces the warden's office.
Joran van der Sloot's mother told a Dutch newspaper that her son "is sick in his head,"
A team of scientists is climbing Indonesia's tropical glacier, Puncak Jaya, to dig out ice cores and study them for past patterns of climate change. They will also study samples from China, Peru, and Kenya.