TAKEN 2 (20th Century Fox) Director: Olivier Megaton Starring: Liam Neeson, Famke Janssen, Maggie Grace, RadeSerbedzija Let’s get something out of the way now: Taken 2 is essentially a remake of Taken. The question, then, is why bother with the sequel if you’ve already seen the original
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Here is the world in 2050, as imagined by the U.S. Census Bureau: India will be the most populous nation, surpassing China sometime around 2025
The tip-off, says an American counterintelligence official, came from information collected over many months suggesting that the Warsaw Pact countries possessed “bits and pieces” of top-secret NATO wartime contingency plans.
You’d expect the headquarters of Telenor, Norway’s biggest telecom company, to reflect at least some of its Scandinavian side. Sure enough, meeting rooms are furnished with wooden floors, sleek tables and angular armchairs; there’s even a breathtaking view of the Oslo Fjord.
Should morbidly obese children be taken from their parents?
When President Obama stepped into the State Department on May 19 to deliver his long-awaited speech on the Middle East, he did so amid fears that the Arab Spring was devolving into a Summer of Discontent.
After witnessing round after round of layoffs in journalism, I’ve learned that you should always take the package, the sooner the better. Yet the dictators of Middle East countries gripped by massive uprisings some in situations nearly as dire as that of print media are not gracefully bowing out in return for a sweet retirement deal.
A group of Arab nationalists has confronted the U.N.
Sudan’s President, Omar Hassan al-Bashir, reckons that being on the run is easy. In March, the International Criminal Court indicted al-Bashir for war crimes and crimes against humanity for his role in the conflict in Darfur, where at least 200,000 people have died since 2003 in a campaign that the Bush Administration described as government-sponsored genocide