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Britain to pay compensation to Guantanamo detainees

A British minister will address parliament Tuesday following media reports that the government is to pay millions of pounds in compensation to former Guantanamo Bay detainees. The Cabinet Office, which handles government business, said in a statement that the government would update parliament about the case on Tuesday. The settlement…

UK Prime Minister announces torture inquiry

LONDON — The government unveiled details Tuesday of a judicial inquiry into claims its security services were complicit in the torture of suspected violent extremists after the September 11, 2001 attacks. Prime Minister David Cameron told the House of Commons that the probe, to be led by retired judge Sir…