What do you do if you get to hang out with a pilot who owns a fleet of private jets You ask them if they could give you a lift to the furthest away country you can think of. When US talk show host David Letterman had actor John Travolta in his studio, he casually inquired for a ride to New Zealand.
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On the two following pages TIME presents a map of the most important strategic area in the Western Hemisphere: the approaches to the Panama Canal.Until the U. S.
NOT since the Bismarck has there been such a sea hunt.
On March 17, Ibrahim Shareef, the head of the anti-government activist movement Waad, was snatched from his home at gunpoint by what his family describes as Bahraini security forces. Thrown into a waiting sport utility vehicle, he was driven off into the night.
In the show’s heyday, a billion people worldwide watched Upstairs, Downstairs, the saga of a family of London aristocrats who shared a house at 165 Eaton Place with a fleet of salt-of-the-earth servants. The series, which aired in a reported 70 countries, won seven Emmy Awards and two BAFTAs and became such a fixture of the cultural landscape that when the Muppets spoofed it on Monsterpiece Theater, Alistair Cookie welcomed viewers to “Episode 793.” He was exaggerating: there were actually 68 episodes over five seasons, the first of which began airing in Britain 40 years ago
A Spanish fishing ship with 36 international crew members has lost contact with the shore after issuing distress calls saying pirates were attacking it off the coast of Somalia, the ship’s owner, Echebastar Fleet, said Friday.
Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez on Sunday said he was interested in working with Russia to develop a civilian nuclear power program. His statement at a televised political rally in Caracas, Venezuela, followed a trip to Russia, where he met with Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin and President Dmitry Medvedev
A suicide bomber on a motorcycle struck a Pakistani Defense Ministry bus Thursday, killing at least one person and wounding 29 others, Rawalpindi police and medical officials said.