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Nuclear Weapons: The Doomsday Advances

Nuclear Weapons: The Doomsday Advances

The world is now two minutes closer to a destructive nuclear war. At least that is the view of a group of prominent scientists from Europe and North (...)

| January 2007 | 631 views

Joseph 'Culture' Hill laid to rest

Joseph ’Culture’ Hill laid to rest

By: Claude Mills Photo By: Sista Irie The rows of empty pews spoke volumes about the scant regard that most Jamaicans appeared to convey towards an icon (...)

| September 2006 | 1519 views

Lech Walesa Condemns Guenter Grass

Lech Walesa Condemns Guenter Grass

Nobel peace laureate Lech Walesa has asked German novelist Guenter Grass(photo) to give up his honorary citizenship of the Polish city of Gdansk because of (...)

| August 2006 | 851 views

Afghanistan Update

Afghanistan Update

Afghanistan’s economy is growing like gangbusters. Problem is, more than a quarter century of war and an attempt by the Taliban to isolate the (...)

| July 2006 | 740 views

Japan Considers Strike Against N. Korea

Japan Considers Strike Against N. Korea

By Mari Yamaguchi Japan said Monday it was considering whether a pre-emptive strike on the North’s missile bases would violate its constitution, (...)

| July 2006 | 636 views

Sri Lankan bus blast kills at least 64

Sri Lankan bus blast kills at least 64

The Sri Lankan government bombed Tamil strongholds on Thursday after an explosion tore through a bus killing at least 64 people. The government blamed the (...)

| June 2006 | 520 views

Canadian abducted from Nigerian oil rig

Canadian abducted from Nigerian oil rig

The unnamed Canadian, six Britons and an American were abducted when 20 to 30 armed men in speedboats attacked the drilling rig Bulford Dolphin(photo) at (...)

| June 2006 | 542 views

Turkish judge killed in courthouse shooting

Turkish judge killed in courthouse shooting

An armed man burst into a Turkish courthouse Wednesday morning and opened fire, killing one judge and wounding four others. The gunman(photo) shouted that (...)

| May 2006 | 553 views

Vatican excommunicates Chinese Bishops

Vatican excommunicates Chinese Bishops

The Vatican has excommunicated two bishops who were ordained by China’s state-run Catholic church without Rome’s approval. Vatican spokesman (...)

| May 2006 | 4169 views

Chad threatens to shut down oil pipeline

Chad threatens to shut down oil pipeline

Chad is threatening to cut off its flow of oil to the international market in a dispute with the World Bank. Oil minister Mahmat Hassan Nasser said (...)

| April 2006 | 812 views