little wellington from Michael Jo on Vimeo. A rare burst of fine weather in Wellington last winter allowed Michael Jooss to capture the city’s charms – and it also scooped him first prize in an international student film contest
In her May 25 “class day” speech to graduating seniors at Harvard, comedian Amy Poehler joked that postcollege life is like “a heist that requires good drivers, an explosives expert, a hot girl who doubles as a master of disguise.” The line got some chuckles, but it also struck a nerve.
A Liberal Member of Parliament from New Brunswick confessed to his fellow Canadian legislators last week that he had been a smuggler all his lifeand intended to keep on being one. Said A.
President Obama huddled with top military, foreign policy and national security advisers Wednesday as part of an ongoing review of U.S. strategy in Afghanistan and Pakistan.
World leaders converge Tuesday in New York to focus on climate change, with the clock ticking down toward a summit this year in Denmark, where a global climate change pact is to be signed.
Democrats are getting nervous about the way that events have been unfolding this summer.
As expected, Japan’s parliament elected Yukio Hatoyama as the country’s new prime minister on Wednesday. The vote by the lower house of the parliament was virtually assured.
Liberal Democratic Party Prime Minister Taro Aso resigned early Wednesday, setting the stage for Democratic Party of Japan leader Yukio Hatoyama to take over the reins of government. Last month, Japanese voters swept Aso’s party — which had governed Japan for nearly 50 years — from power in the wake of Japan’s worst recession since World War II
Police officers and soldiers held captive by the leftist guerrilla group known as FARC pleaded to Colombian President Alvaro Uribe to negotiate their release in a series of nine proof-of-life videos released Monday. Pyongyang limited access to the North Korean border city of Kaesong in December as relations worsened between the nations. The decision restricted traffic to and from a jointly run industrial complex there.
Cross-border traffic between North and South Korea returned to normal Tuesday, ending eight months of restrictions imposed by the North, South Korea’s Yonhap news agency reported. Pyongyang limited access to the North Korean border city of Kaesong in December as relations worsened between the nations