VIDEO: Churchill's Liverpool WWII hotline Winston Churchill had a private hotline to the government from a command centre in Liverpool during the Battle of the Atlantic. Bellew wins final eliminator fight Tony Bellew become mandatory challenger for the WBC world light-heavyweight title, while George Groves also wins again. French soldier stabbed near Paris French authorities are investigating whether the stabbing of a soldier in a Paris suburb was a copycat attack in the wake of the murder of Dummer Lee Borussia Dortmund 1-2 Bayern Munich Arjen Robben scores a dramatic late winner as Bayern Munich beat Borussia Dortmund in the Champions League final. Brazil 'cancels' most African debt Brazil says it will cancel or restructure almost $900m (£600m) worth of debt owed by African countries, to boost economic ties with the continent. Extremism taskforce after Woolwich A top level taskforce is to be set up in the wake of the killing of a soldier in Woolwich to "look again" at the government's strategy for dealing wit Hezbollah promises Syria 'victory' The leader of Lebanon's Hezbollah group promises victory in Syria where his supporters are backing President al-Assad, amid an upsurge in fighting the Explosion was a 'viable pipe bomb' A security alert in south Belfast on Friday night was a viable pipe bomb which had partially exploded, police say. Murder sparks anti-Muslim backlash There has been a large increase in anti-Muslim incidents since the murder of a British soldier in Woolwich, an inter-faith charity says. 'Maoist rebels' kill 17 in India At least 17 people, including a senior leader of India's governing Congress party, are killed after their convoy was attacked by Maoist rebels, offici
Girl, 5, killed by suicide jumper A 5-year-old South Korean girl was killed when a man who jumped from his 11th floor apartment landed on top of her, police said. Swedish capital hit by fifth night of riots Police in the Swedish capital, Stockholm, have called in reinforcements after the city's suburbs were hit by a fifth night of riots. Who was slain British soldier? The British soldier slain in a gruesome cleaver attack in London was a well-liked infantryman and machine gunner who served in Afghanistan and Cyprus, 2 arrested after Pakistan flight diverted in UK airspace A UK fighter jet was scrambled to escort a Pakistan International Airlines flight as it was diverted Friday from northwestern England's Manchester Air Actor in drag exposes harassment A man dresses as a woman and goes undercover to expose sexual harassment in Egypt. CNN's Reza Sayah reports. Russia's Far East rocked by quake A magnitude 8.2 earthquake struck the Russian Far East on Friday, the U.S. Geologicial Survey reported. U.S. family may exhume son's body The parents of American Shane Todd, found hanging in his Singapore apartment last June, tell CNN they may exhume their son's body to conduct an autops Winnie Mandela's financial woes "This shouldn't be happening" -- these were the words of a visibly nervous and frustrated sheriff of the court as he rang the outside bell and knocked Report: Militants claim Niger attacks An Islamist militant group has claimed responsibility for Thursday's deadly attacks on an army barracks and a uranium mine in Niger, saying they were Journalist escaped the Taliban In his first television interview, photographer Pierre Borghi describes his kidnapping and escape from a Taliban prison. In drag to expose harassment A man dresses as a woman and goes undercover to expose sexual harassment in Egypt. CNN's Reza Sayah reports. Man sets Mount Everest record An 80-year-old Japanese man on Thursday became the oldest person to reach the top of Mt. Everest, officials said. Sean Penn irks Bolivian minister Actor Sean Penn, a friend of Bolivian President Evo Morales, nonetheless angered the South American country's government after his call for the releas Obama: Drone strikes are a necessary evil Drone strikes are a necessary evil, but one that must be used with more temperance as the United States' security situation evolves, President Barack Second jewelry theft reported at Cannes Film Festival A valuable necklace was stolen from a party at the Cannes Film Festival, the second major jewelry theft at the event this year, police said Thursday. Runways reopen after emergency landing at Heathrow London's Heathrow Airport is "fully operational" and returning to normal after an emergency landing Friday forced the closing of both runways, the air When the tornado hit, they were ready When an EF5 tornado touched down in Moore, Oklahoma, this week, Tad Agoglia and his First Response Team of America were stationed at a hotel about 30 'Eye for an eye makes the world go blind' Tributes are pouring in for British soldier Lee Rigby, killed in a grisly knife attack in London -- and police are now holding four suspects in connec Opinion: Win over youth to beat Boko Haram Any Nigerian government victory over Boko Haram will be hollow unless it wins over a disenfranchised youth and roots out alleged Boko Haram sympathize Kids playground made from trash A Ugandan artist has created an incredible children's playground built entirely from trash.
America's cousins on cusp of 'gay' marriage SYDNEY, Australia – While the U.S. awaits two Supreme Court decisions on the issue, both Australia and the United Kingdom look increasingly likely t TV networks avoid 'Islam' in London attack (Newsbusters) What does a murderous jihadist terrorist have to do to get some recognition for his cause? You hack a British soldier to death in broad Why didn't bystanders stop London attackers? (Daily Caller) The recent attack on a British soldier by assassins wielding meat cleavers while bystanders looked on raises the question: “Why d Girl, 5, killed by falling suicide jumper (Huffington Post) A 5-year-old girl was reportedly killed by a falling suicide jumper in a South Korean port city.
The girl was crushed by the body o 'Assad has enough sarin to wipe out Damascus, Aleppo, Homs' (Jerusalem Post) The regime of President Bashar Assad had enough of nerve gas sarin to “eradicate the whole of Damascus, Homs, Hama and Aleppo,& 'Anonymous' a little less so, thanks to Israeli hackers (Times of Israel) After April’s largely unsuccessful campaign by Anonymous and Arab hackers, #OpIsrael, to “remove Israel from the Interne Syrian regime OKs peace talks amid skepticism (Associated Press) Syria’s government on Friday agreed to attend a US-Russian-brokered peace conference, according to Moscow. While this develop Church of Scotland's revised Israel report blasted (JTA) The Scottish Council of Jewish Communities said that, despite recent revisions, the Church of Scotland’s report on Israel remains “u Video shows aftermath of London beheading (Israel National News) Raw footage released on Friday shows the aftermath of this week’s brutal murder in London of 25-year-old Lee Rigby.
The Stockholm rioters torch cars, schools (LONDON INDEPENDENT) Stockholm saw a fifth night of rioting as two schools and 15 vehicles were torched across several suburban districts.
British police arrest three over soldier's killing LONDON (Reuters) - British counter-terrorism police on Saturday arrested three people suspected of involvement in the killing of a soldier hacked to d Kerry presses Egypt on economic reform, says aid depends on it ADDIS ABABA (Reuters) - Secretary of State John Kerry urged Egypt to act swiftly on economic reforms to secure a $4.8 billion International Monetary F Syrian opposition struggles for unity as battle rages ISTANBUL (Reuters) - Syria's opposition resumed talks on Saturday aimed at closing their fractious ranks, as government forces launched a fierce onsla Two freight trains collide in Missouri, bringing down overpass ST. LOUIS (Reuters) - Two freight trains collided at a rail intersection in rural Missouri on Saturday, triggering the collapse of a highway overpass French soldier stabbed while on patrol near Paris PARIS (Reuters) - A French soldier patrolling a business neighborhood west of Paris was stabbed in the neck and injured on Saturday by a man who fled As border tightens, some U.S.-Mexico neighbors reach across the fence NACO, Mexico (Reuters) - Mexican activist Maria Elena Borquez takes up a paintbrush and daubs a bright splotch of color on the rusted steel fence sepa Sexual assault is a 'scourge' on U.S. military: Hagel (Reuters) - Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel called sexual assault a "scourge" on Saturday as he addressed graduates of the U.S. Military Academy at West Hezbollah, Syrian government forces advance in border town BEIRUT (Reuters) - Syrian government forces and the Lebanese guerrilla group Hezbollah launched a fierce campaign to seize more rebel territory in the Blackstone notifies Cohen's SAC it intends to pull money: pension consultant (Reuters) - Billionaire hedge fund manager Steven A. Cohen is losing the financial support of Blackstone Group Inc, the largest outside investor in hi Sixth night of violence in Sweden, but police say capital calmer STOCKHOLM (Reuters) - Community patrols and a beefed-up police presence helped to calm violence around Stockholm overnight on Saturday but 20 to 30 ca
French Soldier Stabbed in Paris Copycat attack? Man “of North African appearance” stabs a soldier and escapes. Soldier loses much blood but will survive. Video Shows Aftermath of London Beheading Raw footage shows the two terrorists who carried out the murder in London charging at a police car that was called to the scene. Heathrow plane in emergency landing Smoke from engine forces British Airways plane to make emergency landing at Heathrow airport British Police Arrest 2 More Suspects in London Beheading British police made two further arrests and raided houses across London, following the brutal murder of Lee Rigby. Malkin Faults British 'Progressives' for Murder Conservative columnist: progressives have “brought it on themselves” with lax deportation policies. Rage in London after 'Unforgivable' Beheading Two mosques attacked in confrontations throughout London following Muslims' murder of a soldier. Jewish Groups Deliver Food to Oklahoma Victims Masbia, Agri Star, Young Israel, Chabad cooperate in distributing 20,000 pounds of food to the communities. Golden Dawn: Kill Others, Not Yourselves Greek neo-Nazi party member has urged nationals to “kill those who are responsible for problems” rather than commit suicide. Kerry Returns to Israel in Peace Push US Secretary of State John Kerry headed back to Israel Thursday as he continues a push to reignite peace negotiations. British 'Animosity' Toward Israel 'Disguised Anti-Semitism' "Animosity" shown towards Israel by British media, NGOs, and academics is "disguised anti-Semitism", says Minister Steinitz.
Niger president says attackers came from Libya Niger's president says suicide bombers who carried out simultaneous attacks on a military installation and a French-run uranium mine came from souther Huge crowd cheers Argentine leader's 10-year rule Argentine President Cristina Fernandez has rallied a huge crowd celebrating 10 years in power by her government and that of her late husband. Bayern beats Dortmund 2-1 in final on Robben goal Arjen Robben scored in the 89th minute to give Bayern Munich a 2-1 win over German rival Borussia Dortmund in the Champions League final Saturday, end Bayern Munich wins Champions League final 2-1 Arjen Robben scored in the 89th minute to give Bayern Munich a 2-1 win over German rival Borussia Dortmund on Saturday in the Champions League final, Roadside bomb kills 2 Yemeni soldiers Security officials say two Yemeni soldiers have been killed by a roadside bomb in a restive province where high-level intelligence officers have been Suspected rebels kill 16, wound 25 in east India Police say suspected Maoist rebels attacked a convoy of cars carrying local leaders and supporters of India's ruling Congress party in eastern India, Turkish couples kiss in subway in protest Dozens of couples have locked lips at a subway stop in Turkey's capital, Ankara, to protest subway authorities' admonishment of a couple that kissed i Authorities investigating possible link to UK attack after French soldier stabbed in throat A French soldier was stabbed in the throat in a busy commercial district outside Paris on Saturday, and the government said it was trying to determine Suspected rebels kill 2, wound several in India Suspected Maoist rebels on Saturday attacked a convoy of cars carrying local leaders and supporters of India's ruling Congress party in a Maoist-infes Toronto mayor denies he smokes crack cocaine Toronto Mayor Rob Ford denied that he smokes crack cocaine and said he is not an addict, breaking a week of silence over reports of a video purportedl
Armed Maoist rebels attack convoy in India Maoist rebels attack convoy in eastern region killing 10 Congress party members and kidnapping two others. Worldwide protests held against Monsanto "March against Monsanto" held in 250 US cities and dozens of other countries over genetically modified foods. Bayern Munich win Champions League Arjen Robben scores late goal to give Bayern Munich victory over Dortmund and make amends for past disappointments. Discord bogs down Syrian opposition talks Still grappling to overcome growing differences, Syrian opposition delayed a crucial vote to expand the coalition. Leaders open landmark AU summit in Ethiopia Meeting to mark African bloc's 50th jubilee expected to call for dropping of ICC charges against Kenyan leader. French soldier stabbed in neck outside Paris Soldier loses considerable amount of blood after being stabbed, but his condition is reportedly not life threatening. China warns EU against telecom probe Premier Li Keqiang calls on the EU to "respect the principles of free trade" in response to anti-dumping investigation. Soldier's death fuels far right march in UK EDL supporters decry 'Islamification' of Britain after soldier was killed by two attackers reportedly of Muslim faith. 'Kiss protest' held at Turkey subway station Some 100 people kissed for several minutes at Ankara station in protest of moral warnings by subway authorities. Malaysians rally against 'electoral fraud' Tens of thousands protest against government, with speeches from leading opposition figures over alleged fraud.
Watch: New Clues in London Attack on Soldier New images of the end of the suspects' shootout with police. Watch: Bridge Collapse: Moments of Terror Officials believe they know the cause of the terrifying bridge collapse in Washington state. Watch: British Airways Plane on Fire in Flight How the quick-thinking pilot thwarted a disaster when the plane engine caught fire. Watch: President Obama's Naval Academy Commencement Speech An inspiring message for graduates in the wake of a string of sexual allegations in the military. Watch: Alarming Statistic: Danger at the Amusement Park More than 90,000 children over the last 20 years treated in the ER after visiting parks. Watch: Instant Index: The Little Girl Who Stood Up to McDonalds' CEO David Muir reveals the top stories people are buzzing about this week. Watch: Blast off Into Space With Leonardo DiCaprio for $1.5 Million Hollywood star and Russian billionaire scheduled to launch into orbit fall of 2013. Watch: Persons of the Week: Oklahoma Teachers Brave teachers who helped their students survive the Oklahoma tornado. Watch: Where's the Summer Weather? Severe flooding and cold weather may have people bundling up for Memorial Day weekend. Principal Recounts Tornado Hitting Oklahoma School Principal recounts storm hitting Oklahoma school where 7 kids died, told students 'It's here'
Stop playing a crude numbers game with immigration. We must be open | Will Hutton Rejoicing at falling migration, largely down to a squeeze on students, is misplaced and only encourages hysteriaOne of the new articles of faith acros Terrorism: life-denying ideologies have no place in this country | Nick Cohen So entwined have the English Defence League and radical Islam become, they might as well be marriedWith the predictability of acne spreading on a teen The rules | The essential etiquette guide to modern life The essential etiquette guide to modern lifeOpposing gay marriageEven on the right wing of the Conservative party, it is no longer considered appropri If there's any justice, prisoners must get the vote | Kevin McKenna Nationalists who would deny prisoners a vote in the independence referendum are being craven and dishonestThe social responsibility contract that many For the record Our piece on the Eurovision song contest, "Even hair 'bigger than Estonia' can't save UK's Bonnie Tyler from Eurovision disaster" (News, later edition Judges have a duty to slap down bullying barristers | letters Too many lawyers are guilty of abusing their privileged position in sensitive casesThe article on the bullying tactics of barristers in the "grooming" The NHS: don't pick on GPs, Mr Hunt. Develop a vision | Observer editorial Jeremy Hunt should have engaged politically with the problemsAneurin Bevan, the architect of the National Health Service, would have been alarmed at t 'Knee deep in mud at an English festival? Give me Spain any day' With the British weather always likely to turn Glastonbury or Bestival into a gruelling expedition, bookings are up by 30% this year for events abroad Payday lenders 'break pledges on reform' Citizens Advice survey says firms are still failing to treat customers fairlyPayday lenders have broken a series of promises to reform their industry, Rewind TV: Panorama: Hillsborough – How They Buried the Truth; The Hunt for Britain's Sex Gangs; David Bowie – Five Years; Case Histories The police were properly damned in Panorama but elsewhere acquitted themselves well rounding up Britain's sex gangsPanorama: Hillsborough – How They
In California, Gardening for Mental Health Community gardens for immigrant groups can provide not only familiar foods hard to find in the grocery store but they can be a balm for alienation and Turbine Plans Unnerve Fans of Condors in California Environmentalists are worried that a wind-energy project near the Mojave Desert could affect the fragile condor population. Leaks Inquiries Show How Wide a Net Is Cast Details of investigations into government leaks of classified materials also hint at the personal and professional cost for those caught up. &nbs Hagel Calls Sex Assaults In Military A ‘Scourge’ Speaking at commencement at the United States Military Academy at West Point, Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel confronted the dark shadow of sexual assau In Race to Fill John Kerry’s Seat, Little Talk on Policy As Election Day nears in Massachusetts, the race between Gabriel Gomez and Representative Edward J. Markey for the Senate seat vacated by John Kerry h ‘Oklahomans Don’t Stop Fighting’ Several Moore, Okla., residents, whose lives were somehow connected by Monday’s tornado and its aftermath, shared their experiences of enduring the States’ Policies on Health Care Exclude Poorest For millions of people below the poverty line, no assistance for health insurance will be available in states that have refused to expand Medicaid.&nb New Computer Attacks Come From Iran, Officials Say The recent attacks seem to be aimed at sabotage rather than stealing information, United States officials say. Lautenberg’s Chemical Safety Bill Gains Momentum A vote by Senator Frank R. Lautenberg for a failed control gun bill gained him allies for the first credible bill in years to revamp the nation’s ou Approach to Debt Widens Rift Among G.O.P. Senators Republicans are locked in a dispute over future budget negotiations, splitting along generational and ideological lines on the party’s approach to d
3 More Arrested In Brutal London Killing LONDON -- British police on Saturday arrested three more suspects in connection with the savage killing of an off-duty soldier that has raised fresh c Bayern Wins Champions League LONDON (AP) — Arjen Robben scored in the 89th minute to give Bayern Munich a 2-1 win over German rival Borussia Dortmund on Saturday in the Champion Kerry Makes First Trip To Sub-Saharan Africa ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia -- Making his first official trip to sub-Saharan Africa, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry on Saturday demanded that Nigeria re Around The World In 10 Photos Every week, we bring you some of the most fascinating photos from around the world.
This week, we've got an acrobatic cat, a Romanian laser party, an LOOK: Turks Lock Lips To Protest Public Kissing Law ANKARA, Turkey -- Dozens of couples have locked lips at a subway stop in Turkey's capital, Ankara, to protest subway authorities' admonishment of a co Prosecutors: Pistorius Investigation Isn't Over Yet JOHANNESBURG (AP) — The police investigation into Oscar Pistorius' killing of his girlfriend on Valentine's Day won't be completed until August, pro 'The Missing Picture' Collects Cannes' Un Certain Regard Prize CANNES, France — An autobiographical French-Cambodian film, "The Missing Picture," which explores the bloody history of Pol Pot's dictatorship i French Open Stats, Facts And Schedule PARIS (AP) — A quick glance at the French Open, the year's second Grand Slam tennis tournament, which starts Sunday:
Site: Roland Garr 10 Things To Know For The French Open PARIS (AP) — A look at 10 of the top topics at the French Open, the clay-court Grand Slam tennis tournament that begins Sunday and ends June 9:
Bombshell Report Alleges Toronto Mayor's Family Ties With Drug World TORONTO — Toronto Mayor Rob Ford denied that he smokes crack cocaine and said he is not an addict, breaking a week of silence over reports of a
Arizona sheriff illegally used racial profiling, judge rules Sheriff Joe Arpaio's immigration law enforcement violated the Constitution by using racial profiling, a judge rules.TUCSON — A federal judge has LAPD reviews Charles Manson follower's tapes for new clues Authorities say recordings of conversations between Charles Watson and his attorneys could yield information on unsolved slayings committed by the Man Haynes Johnson dies at 81; won Pulitzer for civil rights coverage The journalist covered the struggle for civil rights in Selma, Ala., and later became a columnist and wrote books on politics and government.Haynes Jo NOAA predicts above-average hurricane season NOAA predicts a busy Atlantic tropical storm season, with a likelihood of seven to 11 hurricanes, three to six of them major.Unusually warm ocean wate Oklahoma tornado survivors salvage what's left As funerals are held for two more children killed in the tornado, shellshocked Oklahomans pick up the pieces and recall Monday's horror.OKLAHOMA CITY A gift, and now grief The used iPad was a present from his struggling dad, and the first really nice thing Marcos Arenas ever owned. When robbers grabbed it, he held on, de Seattle-area bridge collapse severs an artery for holiday traffic Washington state officials scramble to find detours, as well as a temporary fix to replace the broken span, amid new concern about an aging bridge inf James Holmes' attorneys again challenge law on insanity pleas The defense in the Colorado theater shooting has argued that state law violates a defendant's rights in a death penalty case.CENTENNIAL, Colo. — IRS puts head of problem office on leave Lois Lerner has been suspended and replaced. She had refused to testify at a hearing on the targeting of conservative groups for extra scrutiny.WASHIN I-5 bridge collapses north of Seattle Nobody dies as people and vehicles are plunged into the Skagit River. Witnesses say an oversize load on a truck hit the bridge before a large section
New bid to muzzle the preachers of hate A high-level task force is to be set up in a fresh attempt to muzzle Islamist clerics who radicalise young men through extremist preaching.   Only the Queen has been our constant In the 60 years since her Coronation, our monarch has been the only real focus of unity, says William Shawcross Peers plot gay marriage revolt Lords from all main political parties will unite in a last-ditch attempt to block the Government's introduction of gay marriage. &nbs Woolwich attack: Young Muslim convert warped by fanatics in the high street By the time of last Wednesday's cold-blooded execution, Michael Adebolajo, the older of the two murder suspects, had already been radicalised for a de Woolwich attack: Flowers and heartfelt tributes placed by stream of well-wishers at scene A stream of well-wishers have visited the scene of Drummer Lee Rigby's killing to pay their respects. Woolwich attack: Suspect Michael Adebowale was mentored by murdered schoolboy's father Michael Adebowale, the younger of the two Woolwich terror suspects, was mentored by the father of the murdered schoolboy Damilola Taylor in an attempt Hay Festival 2013: Cath Kidston admits she is no domestic goddess Cath Kidston, the multi-million pound homeware entrepreneur, has admitted that she is far from being a domestic goddess in her own home. &n Chelsea Flower Show 2013: Geranium found at bottom of garden named Plant of the Centenary A blue-violet coloured Geranium voted the Chelsea Flower Show's Plant of the Centenary. Woolwich attack: soldier's 'killer' in dock on terror link three years ago One of the alleged killers of Drummer Lee Rigby appeared in court in Kenya suspected of leading a group of Islamists trying to join terrorists in Soma Woolwich attack: soldier's 'killer' in dock on terror link three years ago One of the alleged killers of Drummer Lee Rigby appeared in court in Kenya suspected of leading a group of Islamists trying to join terrorists in Soma
After the crash Chanelle Taupo sat at her uncle's home in Melbourne listening to the phone call that she prayed was a joke. There had been a crash, she was told. Overseas advice: 'Don't test party pills on animals' New Zealand will fly in the face of international animal welfare conventions if it allows legal highs to be tested on animals. All I want for my birthday is Maui Children's birthday parties are becoming increasingly elaborate affairs and now a request from a Wellington boy for his hero, Maui, to perform at his Adult bouncy castle injuries on the rise No matter how many chardonnays you've had, keep off that bouncy castle you hired for the kids' birthday party. Restaurant extinguishers not ready for fire Restaurant staff were unable to contain a devastating Queenstown fire because extinguishers hadn't been recharged after a fire a few days earlier. Prisoners find no bars to puppy love They're cute, cuddly and convicted criminals are helping train them to search for drugs and other banned items. State schools review religious classes God has been pulled from the classrooms of dozens of state schools in the past two years, as experts call for children to be taught about a wider rang Girlfriend mourns after man dies in fire The girlfriend of a West Coast man who died in a fire yesterday says the love for their two young children is all that is holding her together. Con artist failed to convince the Grim Reaper A morbidly obese fraudster who tried to argue he was too fat for jail died in custody after being taken to prison from a hospital bed. Rain and tides could flood motorway The combination of stormy weather and king tides could flood some low lying sections of the Auckland motorway tonight.
Rafael Correa: Latin America is no longer anyone's backyard The Ecuadorian president said Thursday during his inauguration that the times we are now living in Latin American countries is thanks to the election FBI agents who eliminated Boston terrorist Tsarnaev mysteriously killed The FBI agents, who eliminated Boston terrorist Tamerlan Tsarnaev, died as they fell out of a helicopter, the press service of the FBI said Belarus to use drones to protect its border Belarusian border guards will use unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) to control the state border Iran praises Syria for the victorious battle against terrorist groups Iran's Deputy Foreign Minister for Arab and African affairs, Hossein Amir Abdolahian, congratulated on Thursday the Syrian people for the relentless c Conflict in Syria was born in the media The war that today shakes Syria started in the media, long before economic sanctions and mercenary gangs were financed to overthrow the government, sa 'Immoral conduct' sends many Afghani womens to jail The number of Afghani women convicted of "immoral conduct" has been growing in the prisons of the country Save our land, where Jews and Arabs get along! Without much effort, imagine the world reaction if Jews were in the situation of the Palestinians, with them having a large army, building a wall of s Kosovo Serbs cry for help Brussels intensifies diplomatic efforts for the implementation of the new agreement on Kosovo, signed by Belgrade and Pristina on April 19. The head o Russia orders deportation of CIA spy The Federal Security Service of Russia (FSB, former KGB) arrested in the early hours of Tuesday (14th) U.S. diplomat Ryan Christopher Fogle, accused o India gives thieves key to its home Do you know that there is a country up for sale? Do you know that its finance, agriculture and retail sectors are being put 'on the market'? Perhaps y
FRANCE: French soldier stabbed in Paris area French police are seeking to arrest a man after he stabbed a French soldier on patrol in a business district in the Paris area on Saturday, President FRANCE: Alexandre Gabriac, French media's 'favourite fascist' France's far-right groups have benefited from the media attention around the six-month protest against gay marriage. Alexandre Gabriac (pictured first FRANCE: French priest defrocked after refusing to forsake Freemasonry A Catholic priest at the chic French ski station of Megève was stripped of his functions at the behest of the Vatican after it was discovered he was FRANCE: IMF chief Lagarde dodges formal investigation in court IMF chief Christine Lagarde avoided immediate charges on Friday as prosecutors named her an "assisted witness" in an investigation into a state massiv FRANCE: From Montreal to Miami, French expats pick new MP French expats living in the United States and Canada will pick their new representative at the National Assembly on Saturday, after the winner of last ON THE BLOGS: ‘Hands off Joan of Arc’, French Catholics tell minister France’s Catholic extremists are up in arms again, this time over gutsy Women’s Rights Minister Najat Vallaud-Belkacem, who has been described as FRANCE: France mulls banning radical anti-gay marriage group French Interior Minister Manuel Valls said Thursday he is considering banning French Spring - a radical far right group opposed to the country’s leg FRANCE: French govt backs 75% tax rate, scraps exec pay cap Businesses rather than employees will foot the bill for a new 75 percent tax on salaries over €1 million, French Finance Minister Pierre Moscovici s FRANCE: Second jewel theft strikes Cannes Film Festival A €2 million necklace was stolen on Thursday in the luxurious French Riviera town of Cap d’Antibes, police said. The theft comes after robbers esc FRANCE: Fruit and veg? French kids don't give a fig As experts worry about rising child obesity in France, a new study has revealed that French children have trouble identifying basic fruits and vegetab
Michael Long to kick off Sorry Day relay AFL legend Michael Long will kick-off a nationwide relay in Melbourne to raise awareness about constitutional recognition of indigenous Australians.&n Top 100 music videos: Thriller v Psy AS Thriller celebrates its 30th anniversary, Kathy McCabe looks at the clips which could claim the title of the greatest music video of all time.  Tweeting on the loo? You're not alone A GROWING number of the Aussies are using social networks in workplaces, schools, bedrooms, and even the toilet cubicle. Tony Abbott's Liberal dose of pain TONY Abbott's election as PM would leave most families better off but single parents and low-income families could lose out. Travelling? Lock in your $A rate now TRAVELLERS should consider locking in exchange rates before they head overseas as the Aussie dollar hit its lowest point for nearly a year.   Tony Abbott's Liberal dose of pain TONY Abbott's election as PM would leave most families better off but single parents and low-income families could lose out. Forgotten vets demand due recognition ON the 45th anniversary of battles of Coral-Balmoral, veterans still wonder why the fighting has not been given due historical recognition.   Travelling? Lock in your $A rate now TRAVELLERS should consider locking in exchange rates before they head overseas as the Aussie dollar hit its lowest point for nearly a year.   Tony Abbott's Liberal dose of pain TONY Abbott's election as PM would leave most families better off but single parents and low-income families could lose out. Gillard, Abbott rev up their troops JULIA Gillard and Tony Abbott fine tune their pitch to voters by rallying their party faithful at events in Melbourne and Sydney today. &nb
Toronto mayor's brother says he never dealt drugs The brother of Toronto Mayor Rob Ford has vehemently denied allegations in Saturday's Globe and Mail that he was involved in the illicit drug trade in 3 more suspects arrested in slaying of U.K. soldier British police investigating the savage killing of an off-duty soldier in London have arrested three more suspects. Hockey Canada votes to ban bodychecking in peewee hockey Hockey Canada's board of directors voted to eliminate bodychecking from peewee-level hockey on Saturday in Charlottetown. Loblaw company recalls President's Choice juice A popular President's Choice juice sold across the country has been recalled due to concerns over the inclusion of sulphites that aren't declared on t Canadian mine giant Barrick fined a record $16.4M in Chile Chile has fined Canadian gold mine giant Barrick $16.4 million, the highest environmental fine in the country's history, saying agency inspectors foun Ontario man lost in Australian mountains has survival skills The sister of an Ontario man who disappeared in Australia's Snowy Mountains nearly two weeks ago says she remains hopeful he will be found, partly bec Growing appetite for American whisky straining supply Fans of some American whiskies might soon be scrambling to find their favourite brand because of a seemingly insatiable demand for bourbon, rye and ot Making The Mandela Tapes Producer Robin Benger describes how he obtained broadcast access to interviews Nelson Mandela recorded in the 1990s. A CBC Radio Ideas program on the Will Rob Ford's supporters leave Ford Nation? The growing controversy over a purported video alleging to show Toronto Mayor Rob Ford smoking crack cocaine may be testing the faith of even his most Neil Macdonald: How serious is Obama about curbing the drone surge? In a key speech this week, the U.S. president set out a host of supposed new safeguards for America's controversial practice of remote-controlled roug
Kanepi beats Peng in Brussels Open final BRUSSELS - (AP) -- Kaia Kanepi of beat Peng Shuai of 6-2, 7-5 to win the Brussels Open on Saturday. Kanepi won the fourth tournament in her WTA career Summer travel forecast: Better, but no blowout The forecast for summer travel, 2013: Partly sunny. Airlines, hotels and campgrounds are commanding higher rates and seeing more customers than a few Juan Monaco gives Roger Federer cause for concern ahead of French Open Juan Monaco warmed up for the French Open with a 6-4 6-3 victory over Jarkko Nieminen in the final of the Power Horse Cup in Dusseldorf. Monaco's form 'Superman' composer John Williams: 'Man of Steel will be bittersweet' Composer John Williams has admitted that Superman reboot Man of Steel will be bittersweet for him. Williams composed the original music for 1978's Sup ‘Playing in the final is motivation enough’ Chennai Super Kings coach Stephen Fleming said the betting and match-fixing allegations would put more pressure on his side but added that he was conf Dravid insists on finding the truth to restore sanity Rahul Dravid called for a cleansing of the negative influences surrounding Indian Premier League as the great batsman hinted at playing his swansong i Two years on Li still stands alone Li Na’s momentous French Open title win of 2011 was expected to open the floodgates for Asian - and in particular Chinese - players in world tennis. Plans for a healthy future DUBAI - Projects worth billions of dirhams are at the heart of Dubai’s 12-year-long healthcare master plan that puts medical tourism, patient satisf PM condemns 'dastardly' attack on Congress workers in Chhattisgarh NEW DELHI: Prime Minister Manmohan Singh has strongly condemned the "dastardly" Maoists attack on Congress leaders and workers in Chhattisgarh and app Brewers closer Henderson out with hamstring injury Comment () Tweet MILWAUKEE (AP) — Brewers manager Ron Roenicke says closer Jim Henderson is expected to be out "a while" with a pulled hamstring
National › Stricken Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant struggles to keep staff Keeping the meltdown-stricken Fukushima nuclear plant in stable condition requires a cast of thousands. Increasingly the plant's operator is strugglin National › Easter Island statue erected in tsunami-hit town A giant statue from Chile's Easter Island on Saturday found a new home in a small tsunami-devastated Japanese town where it will become a symbol for i National › English translation of Murakami's latest book due next year The eagerly-awaited English translation of Haruki Murakami's latest novel could hit bookstores next year, a Japanese newspaper has reported.
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The accident occurred o National › Japan's wartime brothels were wrong, says 91-year-old veteran When Masayoshi Matsumoto joined the Japanese army in 1943 and was sent to occupied China as a medic, he thought he was taking part in a righteous war National › All Japanese citizens to be issued ID number All Japanese citizens will be issued a 12-digit identification number starting in January 2016 after the Diet enacted a law on Friday. The so-called M National › Pair of Yubari melons fetch Y1.6 mil A pair of cantaloupe melons sold at auction in Japan on Friday for 1.6 million yen, one of the highest prices ever paid for the coveted orange-fleshed National › Gov't considers setting clock ahead by two hours As a native of the United States, I’m all too familiar with the controversy around daylight savings time. I’m not sure if anyone actually “loves National › Tokyo Board of Education publishes names of schools using corporal punishment The Tokyo Board of Education has released the names of some of the schools in the capital at which the use of corporal punishment was reported.
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30,000 youths in Uttarakhand joined my movement: Anna Gandhian and Social Activist Anna Hazare said on Saturday that 30,000 youths from Uttarakhand have volunteered to help spearhead their country-wide ca '500 Indian prisoners await counselor access in Pak jail' Repatriation of nearly 500 Indian prisoners in Karachi’s Malir jail has been delayed as they were not given counselor access for the past nine month Karma founded two anti-Maoist movements Congress leader Mahendra Karma (62) was known as ‘Bastar tiger’, having founded two major anti-Maoist movements in Chhattisgarh — Salwa Judum in Congress protest mounts in Chahttisgarh; Raman govt condemned Massive protests erupted across Chahttisgarh with hundreds of Congress workers coming out on streets, gheraoing Raj Bhawan and the chief minister’s Malik begins protest fast in Srinagar Jammu & Kashmir Liberation Front chief Yasin Malik began his two-day fast on Saturday to protest human rights abuses and to press for the return of th Cyber command for country soon: Antony India will soon form a cyber command to handle the online threats being faced by the country, defence minister A K Antony said here on Saturday. Women using rape laws for vengeance, Delhi high court says While delivering a judgment, the HC said in many cases woman first has consensual sex but later files rape case against her boyfriend when the relatio IIM-Ahmedabad firepower for Army selection The Indian Army has approached the Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad (IIM-A) to improve its army officers' selection process.   Help raise Narmada dam's height, Narendra Modi tells Congress Chief Minister Narendra Modi said that he was ready to give credit to Congress if it could get Central Government's permission to raise the height of Salwa Judum architect Mahendra Karma among several Cong leaders killed in Maoist attack Ex-Union minister Vidya Charan Shukla, who was seriously injured with three bullet wounds, will be airlifted to Delhi as doctors in Raipur described h