Politics

Hunger-striking Gabon presidential hopeful hospitalised - 08/23/2009

LIBREVILLE - A hunger-striking candidate in Gabon's presidential election was admitted to hospital Saturday after his condition had dramatically deteriorated after eight days' fasting, his supporters...

Investigators condemn Honduras deaths, disappearances - 08/23/2009

TEGUCIGALPA - The Inter-American Commission on Human Rights has condemned the death of four people killed in demonstrations following the June 28 coup that ousted Honduran President Manuel Zelaya....

Mafia suspect arrested in Netherlands: prosecutors - 08/22/2009

THE HAGUE- A member of a notorious Italian crime syndicate, sentenced in his homeland to life imprisonment for murder, has been arrested in the Netherlands, Dutch prosecutors said Friday. The...

I never imagined I would return to Libya: al-Megrahi - 08/22/2009

TRIPOLI - Lockerbie bomber Abdelbaset Ali Mohmet al-Megrahi said in an interview broadcast Friday that never imagined he would return home to Libya. "I never imagined that I would one day be able...

More ETA arms caches found in France - 08/22/2009

PARIS, Matthieu Rabechault and Charles Sicurani - Police discovered more ETA arms and explosives caches in southern France Friday, taking to at least six the number found since three suspected Basque...

Former Bush aide says politics colored US 'terror alert' - 08/21/2009

WASHINGTON, Olivier Knox - Former US homeland security chief Tom Ridge charges in a new book that top aides to then-president George W. Bush pressured him to raise the "terror alert" level to sway...

US denounces Iraq bombings, no change to withdrawal - 08/20/2009

WASHINGTON - US Vice President Joe Biden called Iraq's Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki Wednesday to condemn a wave of bombings that killed 95 people in Baghdad, the White House said. But the United...

Public support for Afghan war slips in US - 08/20/2009

WASHINGTON, Dan De luce - Americans are turning against the war in Afghanistan and oppose to sending more US troops, a poll showed Wednesday ahead of pivotal Afghan elections. The survey results...

Obama makes moral case for health reform - 08/20/2009

WASHINGTON, Stephen Collinson - President Barack Obama Wednesday said America, as the world's richest nation, had a moral duty to offer health care to everyone, in a fresh bid to bolster support for...

Mubarak firm on final status push in Obama talks - 08/19/2009

WASHINGTON, Stephen Collinson- Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak told US President Barack Obama Tuesday that final status talks and not a "temporary solution" suggested by Israel represented the sole...
1 ... « 581 582 583 584 585 586 587 » ... 617