Is the State of Emergency a coup? The Constitution is now suspended: is this an Army take-over? Though the Washington Post and others are saying President Musharraf is declaring a state of emergency, other sources are saying that Musharraf is not ful
The force had denied the charge, saying the killing was an error, not a crime. A surveillance officer grabbing him and pinning him to his seat. He shouted: "Here he is." The armed officers shot de Menezes five times in the head, once in th
Breaking: For democracies, the wheels of justice grind slowly. For terror victims as well. The three main suspects in the 2004 Madrid bombings have been found guilty. It's taken over three years, but the murderers have been found guilty.
Admit it! Just the word makes blood quicken and the keys type a bit faster. Pirates are back in the news: the U.S. Navy played the part of the British Navy during the 17th and 18th centuries and rescued a ship from--Pirates!
It wasn't the "big one", but every time the dishes shake in California, people in the Golden State are a little uneasy. A 5.6 magnitude quake shook the San Francisco area last night. Many Californians still have vivid memories of the Sa
Japan's Justice Minister says that a friend's friend entered Japan several times and was involved in a bombing in Bali. This story presents more questions than it answers. The news helps explain the tough new immigration rules Japan has put i
Prostitues sewed their mouths shut in protest in Bolivia last week. When the problem is "prostitutes sew their mouths shut", the solution is "RidesAPaleHorse ". A solution is offered.
ONE of the writers who best understood the phenomenon of totalitarianism in the 20th century, British historian Robert Conquest, argues that any totalitarian attempt to control all aspects of life is untenable in the long run and allowing a far great
The start of a new war? Or just guerrilla maneuvers against previous guerrilla maneuvers? Bombs were dropped and the Turkish military crossed into Iraq. Tensions between Turkey and Iraq are heating up now.
Regardless, a jury may never get chance to hear Hoffman's case. Native American tribes, as independent nations, have their own court systems and can be sued in state courts only under limited circumstances.
Prostitutes in the Bolivian city of El Alto sewed their lips together as part of a hunger strike to demand the mayor reopen brothels and bars ordered closed after violent protests by residents last week. "Tomorrow we will bury ourselves alive.**
Ecuador wants a swap: the U.S. base at Manta for a base in Miami. Ecuador wants a military base in Miami? If you're an anti-drug warrior, the news is encouraging. Is the base necessary for U.S. defense? Or is it another outpost in the U.S.'s
Jim Rogers is selling dollars and buying yuan. "It's gotta triple. It's gotta quadruple." Of course, the end of the article describes where he's really bullish: commodities.
LONDON (Reuters) - A bonfire celebration in York, the home town of Guy Fawkes, has been banned on health and safety grounds, the local council said on Tuesday.
Iraq has just shut down PKK offices in Iraq and frozen their assets. This may help to de-escalate tensions in the on-going PKK problem with Turkey. One now wonders: why wasn't this done before? Did it really have to take Turkey moving military
China has been working more than 20 years on building a carrier, according to a memoir written by Liu Huaqin, former commander-in-chief of the navy. He said the navy had had a special budget for research on carrier technology since the 1980s.
Another world problem promises to get thornier in a hurry. The Turks, tired of their soldiers being picked off, move more soldiers to the border area, as politicians on both sides seek a solution.
Next time you hear a cellphone go off in the middle of a movie or some other "annoying cellphone moment", don't do what someone did in Pakistan.
Anarchists lobby for government-funded program to import large numbers of rhesus macaques.
Press watchdogs and unions have condemned the killing of a Somalian radio journalist in Mogadishu, the eighth reporter to be killed in Somalia this year.
Damascus, (SANA) – Assistant Regional Secretary of al-Baath Arab Socialist Party Mohammad Saiid Bkhaitan met on Saturday with Chairman of Supreme People's Assembly of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea Choi Tae-bok and discussed with him means
His image is a staple on T-shirts and gatherings of revolutionary wannabes everywhere. One place the image won't be seen anymore is in Venezuela, where a monument to deadly revolutionary, Che Guevara, was destroyed Friday.
Her campaign to unseat Pakistan's current president Gen. Pervez Musharraf will continue. Benazir Bhutto will not let a little thing like a deadly bomb blast stop her. Friday, she named al-Qaeda as the prime agent in the attack.
A suicide bombing targeting former Pakistan prime minister Benazir Bhutto killed at least 125 people, turning her emotional homecoming parade after 8 years in exile into a scene of carnage. Bhutto was unhurt, escaping with her life as the blast rippe
Ayaan Ali is back in the US. Originally from Somali, she fled to the Netherlands and was threatened by Dutch Islamic terrorists. She fled again to the USA, returned to the Netherlands, and is now back. Her story.
Ron Paul in the Seoul Times (South Korea):
The Turkish parliament voted to allow military strikes against Kurdish separatists in northern Iraq, despite stiff US opposition and appeals from Baghdad for time to purge the rebels.
A controversial nuclear deal between the US and India appears close to collapse after the Indian prime minister told President Bush yesterday that "certain difficulties" will prevent India from moving forward on the pact for the foreseeable
Russian President Vladimir Putin continued a Russian foreign policy that seemed based on "what's bad for the United States is good for Russia". He was in Tehran for a five-country conference on nuclear power. [H]e and the other leaders