Mehdi Ouazzani isn’t the devil, but he has played one on TV – only he didn’t realise that some thought he looked like President Barack Obama while he was at it.
March 11 Japan’s Zero Hour Yoichi Funabashi FORMER EDITOR IN CHIEF OF THE ASAHI SHIMBUN The earthquake of March 11, 2011, changed the geography of Japan literally.
Girls for All SeasonsSir: There are no words to describe the immense pleasure and happiness your cover story on Lynn and Vanessa Redgrave [March 17] gave me. Having seen Georgy Girl three times and Morgan! once, I can understand why the world is in love with these two fantastic artists.SUZANNE R
It’s mid-March in Muzaffarpur, and the lychee trees are almost in bloom in this remote corner of northern India. When the flowering begins, beekeepers like Manoj Kumar Singh will take their hive boxes to the edges of the nearby orchards, leaving their bees to produce the region’s renowned lychee honey
Location, in real estate and sometimes in politics, is everything.
IT passed without notice when it occurred in mid-March 1968, at a time when the war news was still dominated by the siege of Khe Sanh.
The women and children waited until early morning of April 28 and then they fled in their hundreds. Most of the Syrians walked the few short kilometers from their hometown of Tall Kalakh, a cluster of low-slung cream-colored homes scattered on a gently sloping hill, toward the sleepy Lebanese village of Al-Boqia’a just across the river that demarcates the border, a two-hour drive north of Beirut
On the 4th floor of an old shadowy apartment building in the heart of downtown Cairo, the tech savvy leaders of the 6th of April Youth Movement, are busy planning the Revolution.
On March 17, Ibrahim Shareef, the head of the anti-government activist movement Waad, was snatched from his home at gunpoint by what his family describes as Bahraini security forces. Thrown into a waiting sport utility vehicle, he was driven off into the night.
The hand-to-hand combat over new rules limiting the power of public unions in Wisconsin didn’t end when Governor Scott Walker signed them into law on March 11; it merely changed venues. The new law is headed for a challenge at the state’s supreme court later this year