Tahrir Square on Wednesday, a day after another round of clashes between police and protesters, resembled its old war-zone self.
The streets of central Kabul’s bustling open-air Mandavi market was cleared of shopkeepers and shoppers early this afternoon after Taliban suicide bombers and gunmen attacked a large police station on the area’s main street.
Updated: May 23, 2011. 3:30 p.m
It’s a chilly night on Chicago’s Near North Side, and Bill Tomes is sitting comfortably in the warm interior of his silver Buick Park Avenue.
“Dong Thap’s House of Love Proves Popular Attraction,” screams the headline. This isn’t the front page of a bawdy magazine; it’s an item on a Vietnamese news-agency website.
When George Adams lost his job at an Ohio tile factory last October, the most practical thing he did, he thinks, was go to a new church, even though he had to move his wife and four preteen boys to Conroe, a suburb of Houston, to do it. Conroe, you see, is not far from Lakewood, the home church of megapastor and best-selling author Joel Osteen.
WITH an almost manic abruptness, the nation seemed, as Yeats once wrote, “all changed, changed utterly.” With the killing of four Kent State University students by Ohio National Guardsmen last week, dissent against the U.S.
How soon we forget. Surely the tragic deaths of 14 American service members and civilians in helicopter crashes serves to underscore why Afghanistan matters.
Spanish police arrested a well-known Basque politician linked to the armed Basque separatist group ETA on Tuesday, along with nine suspected collaborators, the Interior Ministry said in a statement.