This prison was originally built as a barracks for the French armed forces but it has since become one of the most brutal prisons in the world. Now torture and executions are commonplace within the walls.
The most dramatic incident to date occurred on June 27 1980 when approximately 500 inmates were killed by guards and commandos. To this day no reason has been given by authorities for these deaths.
Scientists are appealing for more people to donate their brains for research after they die.
Life on Earth may have arrived from Mars on an asteroid, scientists have claimed.
Lunar mission scheduled at the end of 2017 could find out if beer can be brewed on the moon.
A bottle used to teach children how far litter can travel ended up on Scottish beach after 8,700-mile journey.
Confused Apple customers are finding coins in their MacBooks.
High levels of iron help prevent hearing loss, a study has claimed.
A software engineer has constructed a fingernail-sized engine made of paper and it totally works!
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