'Boys in good health, with high morale,' says soldier's father

Two Greek soldiers being held pending trial after accidentally crossing into Turkish territory last week were found by their families to be "in good health and with high morale."

Lieutenant Angelos Mitretodis, 25, and Sergeant Dimitris Kouklatzis, 27, were allowed a visit by their families on Monday in the prison where they are being held in the Turkish town of Edirne.

False Alarm About a Ballistic Missile Scared Hawaii

False alarm for a ballistic missile launch frightened the Hawaiians, the World Agencies have reported. Shortly after 8pm Bulgarian time last night a Hawaiian emergency response officer triggered the alert system. On their mobile phones, islanders received a message saying: "A ballistic missile threat coming to Hawaii. Seek immediate cover. This is not a doctrine.

The insane grammar rule non-English speakers won’t have heard of

English grammar, beloved by sticklers, is also feared by non-native speakers. Many of its idiosyncrasies can turn into traps even for the most confident users.

But some of the most binding rules in English are things that native speakers know but don’t know they know, even though they use them every day. When someone points one out, it’s like a magical little shock.

16-year-old marries the love of his life, a 71-year-old lady! (video)

A 16-year-old boy, Selamat Riayadi, has gotten married to his 71-year-old heartthrob, Rohaya, in Indonesia. The couple, who claim to be deeply in love, threatened to kill themselves if family members deterred them from getting married. Rohaya had been widowed twice before. No one knows the motivation behind the union, as both lovebirds are poor.