Kim Phuc was doing as well as could be expected. After suffering third degree burns due to a napalm attack on her rural Vietnamese village.
Thaksin Shinawatra, Thailand’s exiled former Prime Minister, likes to compare himself to Aung San Suu Kyi, the leader of Burma’s pro-democracy movement.
Down the steep cobbled streets of La Paz, coca-chewing Indians trotted under huge packs of bundled alpaca hides. In the market sun, Indian women in outlandish derby hats and bright-colored skirts haggled over little piles of shelled corn
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Cases before the House ethics committee are stacking up like planes at Washington’s National Airport, and so are the embarrassments for Congress.
“The momentous victory gives us very much courage,” said Malaysian Prime Minister Tunku Abdul Rahman. “I pray that God will give us help and shelter from adversity and that Malaysia will continue to flourish and prosper in peace.
While the high visibility of my public life has not always brought me personal peace and happiness, it has lent a certain universal quality to my various metamorphoses.
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My fellow citizens: I stand here today humbled by the task before us, grateful for the trust you have bestowed, mindful of the sacrifices borne by our ancestors. I thank President Bush for his service to our nation, as well as the generosity and cooperation he has shown throughout this transition
By sheer demographics, it’s the world’s most important relationship. China and India comprise 40% of humanity and boast economies that are expected to loom large over the 21st century.