Prince Harry and Jersey Shore – the kind of team-up that should set alarm bells ringing and bring back memories of the prince’s last visit to a US party town, which resulted in pics of his bottom taking over the internet. But Harry wasn’t on the shore to party with Snooki and co, he was there to show his concern and support for the communities devastated by Superstorm Sandy.
OPINION: This is an essay by Australian journalist Geoffrey Barker.
Imagine you’re having a heart attack. Your co-workers call 911, and the medics arrive
Which is scarier, the noise or the silence?
The use of rubber bullets by South African police against striking public-sector workers in Soweto erstwhile cauldron of antiapartheid protest carries a symbolic significance that will send shockwaves through the country. But it also marks a milestone in the slow transition by the ruling African National Congress from being a rebel movement that reflexively backed striking workers to being a government that can’t afford to heed their demands
As twilight falls over Mexico City’s Buenavista neighborhood, the traditional night shift begins. A woman in suspenders and a pink dress takes up right outside the doors of an American-owned bank.
The capital of Syria has the illusion of calm.
First, Terry Bigley watched the tornado overtake his television screen as it ripped through eastern Kansas toward Joplin, Mo., where he lived on the east side in an apartment with his wife. “They had a big picture of it,” he says of the local news station
From the epochal to the mundane, the decisions of Singapore’s Minister Mentor Lee Kuan Yew have steered the history of his island nation for more than half a century. But as the political party Lee founded in 1954 seeks to shore up its sliding fortunes with a younger and more politically outspoken electorate, the 87-year-old man regarded as modern Singapore’s founding father has withdrawn from day-to-day governance by quitting his Cabinet post along with Senior Minister Goh Chok Tong, who succeeded Lee as Prime Minister in 1990
THE competing power groups that make up the American system have never operated in complete harmony.