Politics

Obama's half brother refused British visa - 04/12/2009

LONDON- US President Barack Obama's half brother was refused a visa to enter Britain because he had been accused of a serious crime on a previous visit, it was reported Saturday. Samson Obama was...

Harry Potter author quits MS charity over 'rifts' - 04/10/2009

LONDON - Multi-millionaire Harry Potter author J.K. Rowling said Thursday she had quit as patron of a Scottish charity for multiple sclerosis because the organisation is being ripped apart by an...

Land of the free sours on capitalism: US poll - 04/10/2009

WASHINGTON - Bad news for those fearful of "creeping socialism" in the United States -- only 53 percent of Americans now believe capitalism is the better system, according to a new poll Thursday....

Britain swoops on 'major terrorist plot': PM - 04/10/2009

LONDON, Robin Millard - British police moved to stop a "major terrorist plot" by arresting 12 mostly Pakistani suspects linked to Al-Qaeda across northwest England, Prime Minister Gordon Brown said...

Changing the Image of the “ugly American”: Interview with Keith Reinhard - 04/09/2009

Taqrir Washington, Kara Bentley- It’s not just the world view of the American government that has slipped in the past few years; it’s the view of American citizens and businesses too. Keith Reinhard...

Prague swept up by Obamania - 04/06/2009

PRAGUE, Jan Flemr and Jan Marchal- Barack and Michelle Obama received a rapturous welcome from tens of thousands of Czechs Sunday as the US president showed his pulling power at the only open-air...

Ambitious Obama seeks nuclear-free world - 04/05/2009

PRAGUE, Stephen Collinson- US President Barack Obama pledged Sunday to lead a quest for a world purged of nuclear weapons, denouncing "fatalism" over proliferation and calling for North Korea to be...

You can't solve crisis with a brandy : Obama - 04/03/2009

President Barack Obama warned tongue-in-cheek Thursday that the global economy could no longer be simply remade by venerable political leaders sitting down thrashing things out over a brandy....

Nazi camp survivors testify in Spanish lawsuit - 03/30/2009

MADRID (AFP) - Two Spaniards who survived a Nazi concentration camp appeared as witnesses Monday in a suit filed against four men who allegedly worked as camp guards, judicial sources said. Ramiro...

Indonesian women seek to oust men from parliament - 03/29/2009

JAKARTA, Arlina Arshad - Ahead of Indonesia's April elections, female candidates are knocking on doors, making Facebook "friends" and even singing at circumcision ceremonies to break the male...
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