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Israel drafts formal complaint for UN Security Council: Foreign …

Raw Video: Boxers Fight at News Conference · Raw Video: Houston’s Casket Arrives at Cemetery ». Israel drafts formal complaint for UN Security Council : Foreign Ministry’s letter to condemn Iran. Rate this: Dividere la Storia …

‘Linsanity’ sparks war of words between China, Taiwan

source: Agence France-Presse TAIPEI — New NBA sensation Jeremy Lin has sparked a war of words between Taiwan and China as the rivals seek to lay…

I Scream , I Am Hetero and Normal

Does the “Lesbian Continuum” Exist?: Choices, Single Women and Social Sexuality. For women who justify patriarchy on the grounds of heterosexuality it is time they realised that being “normal” should ideally mean something more than just being sexual. It is time that they …

Stars mourn Whitney Houston at hometown church

Music greats such as Aretha Franklin and Stevie Wonder were among the family and friends who attended Whitney Houston’s funeral service on Saturday, one week after the singer’s sudden death.

US man tries to evict 98-year-old mom on birthday

A woman whose son served her with eviction papers on her 98th birthday is fighting his efforts to remove her from her home.

Pakistan's Supreme Court vs. Everybody, but Most of All the Prime Minister

With the indictment of Yousaf Gilani, the major branches of the Pakistani establishment are more than ever at each other’s throats

Staff at The Sun tabloid arrested in bribe inquiry

Britain’s biggest-selling newspaper was fighting to contain the damage after five employees at The Sun tabloid were arrested Saturday in an inquiry into the alleged payment of bribes to police and other …

New Take on "Why this Kolaveri Di" by Ankit Love & Amit Bhojwani Is Tweeted by Film Stars

International recording artist Ankit Love and Lagos/London based rapper Amit Bhojwani’s rap/dance transformation of “Why this Kolaveri Di” guest starring Baltic actress Egija Zviedre is tweeted and shared by film stars, journalists, DJs …

News of the Weird

Sri Lanka has, as an “unwritten symbol of pride and culture,” the world’s highest per-capita rate for eye-donation, according to a January Associated Press…

Seeking Kremlin return, Putin pledges spending increases

MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin set out plans to increase spending on healthcare, education and social services Monday, trying to woo protesting middle-class voters before a presidential election he is expected to win…

Greece calls snap elections for April

BRUSSELS (AFP) – Greece will hold general elections in April, the government said on Monday, hours after parliament voted through tough new austerity measures aimed at saving the country from bankruptcy.

Fuel Fix » Arabs call for UN peacekeepers in Syria

Posted on February 12, 2012 at 12:48 pm by FT.com – Energy in. Tweet. Share share E-mail. League’s foreign ministers call for immediate ceasefire in Syria and end to diplomatic co-operation with Damascus. Read more from Financial Times …

Russia Calls for Suspension of Adoptions to US Parents

FM statement cited what it described as unending series of crimes committed against adoptive children from Russia by US parents Americans who want to adopt Russian …

Greeks Riot as Parliament Passes Austerity Measures

Greeks Riot as Parliament Passes Austerity Measures

The Greek parliament has approved a new package of spending and job cuts demanded by international lenders, bringing Greece closer to a new badly needed bailout. Lawmakers passed the plan late Sunday after protesters burned buildings, smashed windows and pelted police with …

McClatchy Co.

The third-largest US newspaper company by daily circulation reported earnings that beat the forecasts, thanks to improved advertising revenue, particularly for digital sales. The stock rose…

Sun arrests pile pressure on Murdoch media empire

LONDON (Reuters) – Rupert Murdoch is under pressure over his Sun tabloid after the arrests of several senior staff in a corruption probe, but whistleblowers inside his media empire may pose more of a threat than …

Presidential vote under way in Finland

Voting is under way in Finland in a presidential runoff ballot between a former conservative finance minister and a Greens candidate.

As debt mounts, Greece must pick its poison

WASHINGTON — Why would Greece accept more pain when unemployment is at 21 percent, the economy is enduring its fifth year of recession and rioters are hurling gasoline bombs in the streets of Athens? Because the alternative might be worse. Gree …

World Trade Center Cost $14.8 Billion: Why?

According to auditors, the new World Trade Center’s building cost has reached an impressive $14.8 billion. The company responsible for building the new World Trade Center has been called “dysfunctional.”.

World Trade Center cost rises to $14.8 billion

An auditing firm says the cost of rebuilding the World Trade Center has ballooned by nearly $4 billion over the last four years.

Hungarian government lawmaker sees IMF deal by May: report

BUDAPEST (Reuters) – Hungary can realistically start formal talks with the European Union and the IMF about a vital funding deal in early March and an agreement can be reached by the middle of the second quarter, a ruling Fidesz party lawmaker said on Saturday. Hungary, at odds with…

Whitney Houston: Too far to come back

Whitney Houston: Too far to come back

Talent, flair. Brilliance. Genius, excellence. Whitney Houston made this type of eulogy banal and meaningless not only through the numerous awards she won but fundamentally through her character, her voice and her soul – all three transcending any physical constraints, taking her and those blessed enough to hear…

Thailand beefs up security after warning of attack

BANGKOK (Reuters) – Thai authorities have beefed up security in parts of the capital and other areas popular with tourists after the United States and Israel …

Taipei 101 offers opportunity to take romance to the next level

Taipei (The China Post/ANN) – How much does it cost for a person to declare his/her love at the top of the world, in addition to substantial courage? For once

Wegelin boss gives up NZZ role after US tax probe

ZURICH (Reuters) – The head of Wegelin — Switzerland’s oldest private bank and which the United States has indicted for helping clients dodge taxes — is standing back from his role as chairman of the country’s influential Neue Zuercher Zeitung daily. Konrad…

British police arrest 5 at Murdoch's Sun newspaper

LONDON (Reuters) – British police threw Rupert Murdoch’s scandal-hit News Corporation into fresh turmoil on Saturday by arresting five senior staff at the top-selling daily The Sun in a probe into journalists…

Candidacy tests Mexico's culture of machismo

Mexico’s conservative ruling party is gambling that this country known for machismo is ready for a female president and have chosen a devout Roman Catholic and popular former congresswoman who says she sympathizes with the causes of the poor.

Two Kidnapped American Women Released in Egypt

The Women Were Kidnapped Near Sharm el-Sheikh Resort

Asia stock markets fall ahead of US jobs report

Asian stock markets were mostly lower Friday ahead of a U.S. jobs report that is a key gauge of how robust the world’s No. 1 economy is.Benchmark oil was nearly

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