Every year there’s a couple of films that make me want to blockade the multiplex, and shout at the queues to forget about what-ever over-produced under-souled rubbish they’re about to pay for, and go see a complete gem instead.
With a military stalemate increasingly likely in Libya, U.S. and European politicians have been eyeing an oil blockade against Muammar Gaddafi as a way of breaking his determination to keep fighting and avoiding a drawn-out war.
Israel released 19 Palestinian women prisoners Friday in exchange for a recent proof-of-life videotape of kidnapped Israeli soldier Gilad Shalit, Israeli officials said.
French fishermen suspended their blockade at two English Channel ports Thursday, allowing ferry traffic and freight to move through, a ferry operator said. The fishermen lifted the blockade at Calais and Dunkirk, a spokeswoman for P&O Ferries told CNN, but the blockade remained in place at Boulogne, French media reported.