Rihanna is bringing her Diamonds World Tour to New Zealand this year. The six-time Grammy-winner will be performing in Auckland’s Vector Arena on October 6
Last Wednesday I tried calling Father Ignacio Martin Baro, as I usually did when I was in El Salvador.
Abu Ibrahim, a stocky, bespectacled Syrian from the besieged southern city of Dara’a, bounded into the general store on the Jordan-Syria border in his white plastic sandals, grasping his daughter Noor’s hand as the 6-year-old struggled to keep up. He’d left Dara’a, the center of a two-month-old antigovernment uprising, just a few hours earlier and was desperate to get back before the end of Friday midday prayers and the start of the weekly nationwide protests that have always followed.
Egyptian activists, most of them young, were out in force in the midday sun on Friday, Feb.
Syria could very well learn its fate this Friday. According to a source from the country with close ties to the regime, if large-scale demonstrations break out after midday prayer in Syria’s two largest cities, Damascus and Aleppo, the regime will be faced with a stark choice: either crack down with unlimited violence, or meet the demonstrators’ demands.
At midday, Wheat Farmer Clyde Eveleigh stared out his front window near Ulysses, Kans. His yard light, which turns on automatically when the sky darkens, glowed dimly through clouds of gritty dust