An auction featuring some of this country’s most significant artists includes works owned by Eric and Kathy Hertz, who died when their plane crashed into the sea near Kawhia in March. Among the paintings being auctioned are a 1910 oil of
Colonel Chris Hadfield has signed off after five months as commander of the International Space Station by performing David Bowie’s Space Oddity in zero gravity.
The scene was Allied press headquarters in Paris on a rainy summer day. Facing the half-dozing correspondents, Lieut
The Syrian colonel sits cross-legged on a patch of moist soil.
The Syrian colonel sat cross-legged on a patch of moist soil, in a borrowed plaid shirt and pale green trousers, surrounded by dozens of men who had fled from the besieged northern Syrian city of Jisr al-Shughour to an orchard a few hundred meters from the Turkish border. He says his name is Hussein Harmoush, and shows TIME a laminated military ID card indicating that and his title
Much attention has been spent on the candidacy of Keiko Fujimori to be president of Peru.
On Wednesday, when asked why the Libyan rebels were retreating, one of their spokesmen, Colonel Ahmed Bany, said archly, “You are obviously well aware of the difference between a tank and a Kalashnikov.” It could be the difference between victory and defeat. The rebels have repeatedly emphasized their relative hopelessness in squaring off against Muammar Gaddafi’s forces, using only an apparently large supply of light arms, including AK-47s, machine guns and rocket-propelled grenades.
East Libya’s rebels are fighters, but they’re not an army.
Much of the world was shocked and titillated by news of alleged fat-stealing murderers in the Peruvian jungle. But the story may have a much more sinister underbelly.