The government of Slovakia has taken three more prisoners from Guantanamo, helping the US get closer to its goal of shutting the prison on the base in Cuba.
Some troops at Guantanamo Bay want the US Navy to remove Nativity scenes and Christmas decorations from two base dining facilities, saying they improperly promote Christianity over other faiths.
An accused conspirator in the September 11, 2001, attacks on New York and Washington was expelled from a courtroom at the Guantanamo Bay war crimes tribunal for being disruptive.
The inclusion of a poem written by an al Qaeda ideologue in its literature syllabus by Calicut University has kicked up a huge controversy in Kerala.
The US military says the number of prisoners on the hunger strike at Guantanamo Bay has dropped to 75, down from a peak of 106 last week.
US President Barack Obama defended the use of drones, declaring his country was at a "crossroads" in the fight against terrorism.
The hunger strikers are protesting their incarceration without charge or trial at Guantanamo in the 11 years.
The defence lawyers had asked for extensions ranging from three months to a year to file motions arguing against capital charges.
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