Not everyone in Egypt was happy about the visit from U.S. Secretary of State, Hillary Clinton. While Clinton’s Motorcade was departing from the newly reopened U.S. Consulate in Alexandria, protesters threw tomatoes and shoes on Sunday and shouted, “Monica, Monica, Monica” , in reference to a Washington scandal during her husbands first term as President of […]
Afghan President Hamid Karzai, ordered the arrest Monday of any and all participants in the public execution of a woman accused of adultery, the executioners are Afghan President Hamid Karzai, ordered the arrest of all participants and onlookers seen in the video. thought to be Taliban. The arrest was ordered after after the government became aware of an amateur video that […]
Human Rights Watch has released a report on Syria’s state policy of torture, which includes testimony from former prisoners and security officers, while also revealing that among the victims are women, senior citizens and children. However, Syria’s government routinely denies all allegations of any such abuse. “Basat al reeh.” “Dulab.” “Falaqa.” They are Arabic names for torture […]
Yitzhak Shamir, who served two terms as Israeli prime minster 1983 to 1984, and from 1986 to 1992, died Saturday, the prime minister’s office said. Born in Poland, Shamir moved to Palestine and fought for Israeli independence. He joined the Likud movement, serving as a member of Israel’s parliament, and also worked […]
There is a slight knocking noise on the phone line, not nearly the worst interference I’ve heard on a phone call to Mexico, but Kevin Huckabee apologizes anyway. “Sorry about the noise in here,” he says in the same low Texan half-mumble I remember from our first meeting in Jurez two months ago
Three days before the congressional elections last fall, Hillary Rodham Clinton stood halfway around the world, pledging to young victims of human trafficking at Cambodia’s s Siem Reap Center that they would continue to enjoy the support of the U.S. State Department, which then provided some $336,000 to the shelter.
Beyond the broad smiles, the jokes about Hillary Clinton’s wardrobe, and the ceremonial reassurances that accompanied German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s three-day visit to Washington this week, there was a clear message that President Barack Obama expects Germany to demonstrate leadership with NATO and in Europe. Considering the context Tuesday’s love fest on the White House lawn Obama was outspoken in urging his guest to take more responsibility in Libya, saying that he expected full and robust German support for the ongoing airstrikes.
It was a delicious inside bit of politics: Bill Clinton and Congressman Paul Ryan having a private, backstage chat about Medicare, captured by an ABC News camera.
Last year, the Chinese came. The villagers living in western Burma’s remote Arakan state couldn’t quite fathom what the Chinese told them, that below their rice fields might lie a vast reserve of oil
The 10-day-old coalition waging military strikes against Muammar Gaddafi’s forces converged in London on Tuesday for the first time since it began bombing Libya on March 19, in order to thrash out how the campaign could edge, push or coax Gaddafi out of power after nearly 42 years of stifling dictatorship.