The flags have risen, the stages are going up, and Taranaki’s beautiful Bowl of Brooklands is ready to play host.
Correction appended April 28, 2010 This time last year, Somali pirates dominated headlines in the U.S. The hijacking of the Maersk Alabama, a tanker captained by an American, led to a made-for-Hollywood intervention by sharp-shooting Navy SEALS and triggered a media frenzy about the rise of piracy off the Horn of Africa
For most countries, the existence of a massive fossil-fuel deposit within its sovereign territory would be gratefully welcomed as an economic windfall. But the delight in Israel at the recent giant gas discovery off its northern coastline is tempered by the knowledge that it could provide the spark to ignite the next war between the Jewish state and its mortal foe to the north, Lebanon’s militant Shi’ite Hizballah.
The British Royal Navy has found the yacht belonging to a British couple missing in the Indian Ocean since last week, but the yacht was empty, the British Ministry of Defence said Thursday. International military forces have been treating the case as a “potential hijacking,” Lt
In some of the photos, the young children are wearing bibs and slight smiles can be seen on their chubby faces. International military forces have been treating the case as a “potential hijacking,” Lt
The arrival of autumn in Australia will be a welcome relief for international visitors emerging from a bleak winter in the northern hemisphere. Peak season may be winding up but with temperatures off their sticky summer highs it’s a great time to sample one of the country’s most recognizable cities.