Yet another bout of worry about long-term U.S.
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Chelsea boss Andre Villas-Boas and Inter Milan coach Claudio Ranieri, himself a former Stamford Bridge manager, will be looking to the Champions League this week to boost their chances of keeping their jobs. Villas-Boas has been described as a ‘dead man walking’ by Ranieri and …
A Moroccan national was arrested near the US Capitol building on Friday as he tried to detonate a fake suicide vest that had been given to him by undercover
Senegal police turned away small groups of opposition protesters Monday after days of riots against President Abdoulaye Wade’s bid for a third term. The city emptied out amid fears of fresh violence as tensions run high ahead of
Forty years later, Leslie H. Gelb and Winston Lord reflect on Nixon’s triumphant summit in China.
Three Italian soldiers are killed as the armoured car they are travelling in overturns in Afghanistan’s Herat province, officials say.
Turkish criminal gangs are ruling over the streets in the UK, controlling much of the drug market in Germany, as well as providing political influence in the Netherlands. Turkish mafia
Everybody “knows” that Iran is thinking of developing nuclear weapons, but no one seems to have solid information to back it up. Okay, they’ve been enriching uranium to 20%. That’s pure enough for use in hospitals and medical…
Source: Land Destroyer Report Tony Cartalucci A real revolution may be about to follow. Neo-Conservative Max Boot is a certified warmonger, an elitist policy wonk sitting on the Fortune 500-funded Council on Foreign Relations, has
Afghans who risk losing their lives should have a say in the negotiations , ironically engineered by the very players who are killing them ( the UN reported that ‘anti-government elements’ – the Taliban and other insurgent …
An orphaned rhino calf’s sight has been restored after surgery to remove cataracts, according to a newspaper.
Jeffrey Katzenberg’s DreamWorks Animation is moving into China with…
Rio de Janeiro is set dazzle Sunday night when the city’s top samba schools will send extravagant floats and hundreds of singers, dancers and musicians towards the newly renovated Sambadrome, the “temple of samba”.
Uri Friedman discusses the evolution of Rick Santorum’s hard-lined aproach to Iran, drawing from the potential candidate’s time at the Ethics and Public Policy Center to his current polemic.
Lacking real unity and seemingly unable to present a credible alternative to President Abdulaye Wade, Senegal’s opposition appears to be heading for yet another defeat at the polls.
Street battles took place between police and protesters Sunday around a mosque in the Senegalese capital of Dakar, a week before President Abdoulaye Wade is set to seek a controversial third term.
Torn by conflicting influences, including mistrust of U.S. motives, Pakistanis feel they deserve more respect.
Real Madrid went 13 points clear of Barcelona in La Liga on Saturday as Karim Benzema grabbed a double in a 4-0 win over 10-man Racing Santander. Jose Mourinho’s men have given Barca little margin for error having now …
The world’s most famous carnival kicked off Friday to pulsating samba beats when legendary King Momo symbolically received a giant key to Rio de Janeiro from the city’s major. Festivities will last until Wednesday.
Senegalese protesters were met with tear gas when they took to the streets for a fourth day straight Saturday to march against President Abdoulaye Wade’s controversial bid for a third term, as security personnel wrapped up early voting.
Malaysian police say they have detained a Saudi journalist who apparently fled his country after being accused of insulting the Prophet Muhammad on Twitter.
Iran’s nuclear ambitions could trigger “a new Cold War” more perilous than that between the West and the Soviet Union, the British Foreign Secretary warned on Friday.
Britain has paid compensation of over £1 million ($1.6 million, 1.2 million euros) to 40 child asylum seekers wrongly detained as adults, a newspaper reported on Saturday.
As news spread of the death of the reporter Anthony Shadid, fellow journalists, readers and admirers took to Twitter, other social networks and blogs to express their grief and admiration.
Right now, it is one minute before midnight, and the world is on the brink of total war. There will be no end to the violence and anarchy without dialogue and diplomacy.
WASHINGTON – Crossing the limits that apply to the international relations barring all states from interfering in the internal matters of other sovereign states, the US once again stabbed …
The US House of Representatives extended jobless benefits and a tax cut for 160 million Americans through to the end of the year Friday in a victory for President Barack Obama. The vote now goes to the Senate, where it is expected to
Umar Farouk Abdulmutallab, a 25-year-old Nigerian national who tried to blow up a US-bound airliner with explosives hidden in his pants on Christmas Day in 2009, was sentenced to life in prison by a Detroit court on Thursday.
After a U.N. report showing widespread torture and abuse of detainees in Afghanistan, NATO has decided to keep sending prisoners to these sites, The New York Times reports. NATO …
Facing international sanctions over its nuclear program, Iran is taking the position that it’s the victim, not the aggressor. Iran is pointing to the cases of five slain scientists whose deaths it blames
Prosecutors asked Germany’s parliament Thursday to lift the president’s immunity in a scandal over favors he allegedly received before becoming head of state — a move that increases pressure on him and raises new questions over his ability to stay in the job.
Trailing in polls and criticized by supporters for taking too long to unleash his formidable campaign skills, Nicolas Sarkozy has finally made his reelection campaign official, telling France, “Yes, I’m a candidate
SINGAPORE (Reuters) – Singapore hosted military brass from across Asia this week at the region’s biggest arms and aerospace bazaar, almost 70 years to the day since it fell to Japanese forces sweeping across Southeast Asia during World War Two…
UN chief Ban Ki-moon Thursday urged Afghanistan to make fighting drug trafficking a priority as opium harvests soar in the world’s top producer, and said
The winner of the 2012 presidential election faces an important leadership test on trade, which will have challenges and opportunities, says CFR’s Thomas Bollyky, including leveling the playing field with China and finalizing the Trans-Pacific Partnership