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Israel and Iran: at war in the shadows

A series of what appear to be tit-for-tat attacks suggests that the Middle East’s antagonists are targeting each other’s scientists and diplomats for assassination

Campus Connection: UW-Madison, Adidas entering mediation to resolve sweatshop allegations

In a move that caught some key players on campus off guard, UW-Madison interim Chancellor David Ward announced Tuesday night he’s not prepared to

Across southern Europe, the 'ugly' Germany is back

While much of the current German-bashing is wild and unfair, there’s no arguing the euro is in a dangerous and unstable position

Egypt to hold presidential poll in May: report

CAIRO (Reuters) – Egypt’s first presidential election since Hosni Mubarak was overthrown a year ago will be held by late May, Wednesday’s state newspaper al-Ahram quoted a government minister as saying. Army leaders who took over from Mubarak in February…

Sun staff arrested in UK police inquiry

Authorities arrested eight people Saturday — including five employees of Britain’s bestselling Sun newspaper — as part of an inquiry into illegal payments to police and officials.

BIC: 'Bahrain Grand Prix will go ahead'

Bahrain’s Formula One organizers insist that the Gulf state’s grand prix race will go ahead as planned in April, despite recent fears that its political situation has not improved.

Front row seats at Tahrir

While others waited for the news on TV or online, residents of Cairo’s Tahrir Square only had to look out of their windows to follow events. Niveen Wahish speaks to some of the square’s inhabitants

A revolutionary audit

Opera, revolution and Ati Metwaly

Angry Birds join Facebook, hope for 800M likes (AP)

AP – Angry Birds has joined Facebook.

EC to act on Khurshid after hearing from PM

“It is only prudent that the Election Commission will wait to see what the prime minister has to say and so far the commission has not heard from the prime minister.”

The Monday After: Stark couple's circus love story

The late William and Eva Loos of Alliance found love to be like a circus act. Actually, it was a circus act — performed in tents throughout North America,

Najib pressures Anwar over Israel remarks

KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 14 — Datuk Seri Najib Razak declared his backing for Palestine today, piling pressure on his rival Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim whose coalition partner PAS has demanded he retract his support for “all efforts to protect the security of the state of Israel.” The prime minister told …

The Enterprise wins top honors in annual newspaper contest

The Enterprise received seven awards – including six for first place – in the 2011 New England Newspaper and Press Association’s “Better Newspaper Contest.”

War of 1812 vital because it kept out U.S. politics – and Snooki: poll

New survey shows Canadian and Americans have vastly different views of the War of 1812

Growth should not be at cost of environment: PM

Ahead of a meeting with environment ministers of BASIC countries, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Monday said growth is important for the people but should take place in a way

Clarence B. Jones: The Normality of the Unexpected

Freshly minted Facebook millionaires, unemployment reduced to 8.3 percent, and rising stock market values do not reduce the possibility of the occurrence of one or more domestic

UN bodies launch guide to measure child poverty in region

The Economic Com-mission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC) and the United Nations Children’s Fund Regional Office for Latin America and the Caribbean (UNICEF-TACRO) on Thursday launched the “Guide for …

NewsDaily: Syria forces shell Homs, Saudis push U.N. resolution

Syrian forces unleashed new tank and rocket bombardments on opposition neighborhoods of Homs on Saturday while diplomats sought U.N. backing for an Arab plan to end 11 months of bloodshed in Syria.

Nigeria ruling party wins in president’s home state (Reuters)

Reuters – Nigeria’s ruling party candidate has been elected governor of President Goodluck Jonathan’s home state, election officials said on Sunday, ending months of political uncertainty over who is in charge of the oil-producing state.

Fire sweeps Peru drug and alcohol rehabilitation center, killing 27 and critically injuring 5

LIMA, Peru (AP) — A fire swept through a two-story private rehabilitation center for addicts in a poor part of Peru’s capital Saturday, killing 27 people and critically injuring five as firefighters punched holes through walls to rescue residents locked inside.

Evidence in neo-Nazi case said to be deleted

Germany’s federal criminal agency is said to have ordered the deletion of data related to the neo-Nazi terror investigation, according to a newspaper report.

Beverly sports editor Christopher Hurley nabs another NENPA award

Malden resident and Beverly Citizen sports editor Christopher Hurley was honored by the New England Newspaper and Press Association (NENPA), Feb. 11, with an award in the 2011 New England Better Newspaper Contest, which attracted over 3,000 entries. Hurley was awarded first place for sports story (weekly class 1) for…

Todd Andrlik: Social Media of the American Revolutionary War

Just as social media is helping to ignite and organize the Arab Spring, printed newspapers fanned the flames of rebellion in colonial America, provided critical correspondence during the Revolutionary War.

Canada's ethnic media to request gov't cash boost

Canada’s increasingly influential ethnic-press industry will seek a financial boost from the upper levels of government to better its business and journalistic know-how.

Saudi Columnist Will Be Repatriated – Hishammuddin

PUTRAJAYA, Feb 12 (Bernama) — A Saudi Arabian newspaper columnist, detained last Thursday at the Kuala Lumpur International Airport at the request of his government, will be repatriated.

British Police Arrest Five Journalists In Alleged Bribery Probe

LONDON, Feb 12 (Bernama) — British police have arrested eight people, including five staff members at The Sun newspaper, as part of an investigation into the alleged payment of bribes by journalists to police and other officials

Madagascar: South Africa Helped With Weapons Import – Report

[SAPA] Johannesburg – Madagascar’s ousted president was helped by South Africa to import crowd control weapons before he lost power, Wikileaks has revealed.

Minister pledges economic, trade co-op with US – China Daily

Los Angeles Times Minister pledges economic , trade co-op with US China Daily BEIJING – China will continue to boost economic and trade cooperation with the United States in the future, Chinese Vice-Commerce Minister Gao Hucheng said on Sunday. Gao, also…

China trade mission alters economic future: expert – China trade mission alters economic future: expert Prime Minister Stephen Harper delivers his speech in Guangzhou, China , Friday, Feb. 10, 2012. (AP / Kin Cheung) Canada …

Preserving the revolution

Amira El-Noshokaty reviews efforts to document the Egyptian revolution

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