Once noted for his speedos and the talking car, David Hasselhoff is throwing his weight behind a project to preserve one of the few remain bits of the Berlin Wall. ”The Hoff” was cheered on by Germans as he called the structure a “sacred” monument
Anti-Islam Film Producer Arrested in LA A judge will decide whether or not Nakoula Basseley Nakoula, the producer behind the ‘Innocence of Muslims’ film, violated the terms of his 2010 conviction on bank fraud charges. NBC’s Savannah Guthrie reports.
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.
Syria’s President Bashar al-Assad used his third televised appearance in the three months since anti-regime protests first erupted to deliver a monotonous, rambling and technocratic speech to a handpicked audience at Damascus University on Monday and while the autocratic leader promised a national dialogue, the offer is unlikely to damper the violent dissent rocking his country. There was little new in his more than hour-long address
Protests of Negro organizations from many parts of the country, descending about the ears of a Senator, caused him to change his mind. Senator Capper of Kansas is leader of the farm bloc and of the “marriage bloc”if such a thing there is.
For over a decade, Bosnian Serb general Ratko Mladic was one of the world’s most wanted men. Tuesday evening, May 31, as the metal doors of the Dutch prison in Scheveningen closed behind him, their clang heralded an overdue victory for international justice and possibly a new beginning for Serbia, where the general spent most of his fugitive years.
Two political earthquakes have shaken Spanish life in the past week.
Damascus, it seems, does not care for Barack Obama’s advice. In a much anticipated policy speech on Thursday, May 19, the U.S
As bright spring days gradually turn hot and muggy, the consensus in Damascus is that the protest movement has been badly burnt. The activist Facebook group Syrian Revolution 2011 put out an order for a general strike across Syria on Wednesday calling for “mass protests” and the closure of all schools, universities, shops and restaurants, “not even taxis.” But there was no apparent strike on Wednesday morning in central Damascus.
Reporters covering the bloody battles for Hills 881 near the Viet Nam Demilitarized Zone got little cooperation from the Marines.