Justin Bieber has visited the Anne Frank House in Amsterdam, and the museum says the Canadian pop star wrote in the guestbook that he hoped Frank “would have been a Belieber” if she had lived. Museum spokeswoman Maatje Mostart confirmed Sunday that Bieber visited on Friday evening (Saturday NZT)
Given that I earn a living as a journalist, you can call me a professional observer. A set of properly working eyeballs attends this occupation, and mine requires eyeglasses for optimal performance.
To say that Pablo Picasso dominated Western art in the 20th century is, by now, the merest commonplace. Before his 50th birthday, the little Spaniard from Malaga had become the very prototype of the modern artist as public figure
In November 1989 word went out that Mikhail Gorbachev, First Secretary of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union, would stop in Rome en route to a summit meeting with President George Bush. In Rome he would have an audience with Pope John Paul II.
When considering the mess that the U.S. and its NATO allies have got themselves into in Libya, it’s helpful to remember the old story of the Irish traveller who asked a farmer for the quickest way to Dublin
Cruising in the West Indies in December 1934, Vera Stretz met Dr. Fritz Gebhardt.
AP Analysis: Karzai Remarks Risk US-Afghan Rift President Hamid Karzai’s startling threat to join the Taliban if foreigners don’t stop meddling in Afghanistan and his strident criticism of the West’s role have worsened relations with Washington at a time when the U.S. military wants closer cooperation ahead of a potentially decisive offensive this summer. Karzai […]
Egypt is suspending ties with France’s famous Louvre museum until the latter returns artifacts that it knew were stolen when it purchased them, the head of the country’s antiquities council said Wednesday.
A United Nations report issued Tuesday says both Israel and the Palestinians committed actions amounting to war crimes during Israel’s military incursion into Gaza from December 27 to January 18. Although the U.N.
The Iraqi man who threw his shoes at former U.S. President George W