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FIFA Fiesta: Canada hosts the World again

By Abayomi Charles Roberts in Edmonton Canada beat Brazil 2-1 last year, here in Edmonton. The only time Canada has defeated Brazil in soccer, it was (...)

| February 2007 | 1083 views

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 | 791 views

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 (...)

| September 2006 | 2648 views

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 | 1013 views

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 country from (...)

| July 2006 | 908 views

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 | 812 views

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 (...)

| June 2006 | 672 views

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 | 701 views

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 (...)

| May 2006 | 711 views

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 Joaquin (...)

| May 2006 | 4324 views