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News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Weds. July 13, 2011: Chile’s soccer squad edged out Peru to take the win in Group C of the Copa America tourney last night. Chile won 1-0 to add seven points to their score in the tourney from their three games. The Peruvians have four.
By Oscar Ramjeet NAN News Americas, MIAMI, FL, Weds. July 13, 2011: A special sitting of the Port-of-Spain-based Caribbean Court of Justice, (CCJ), is being conveyed on Friday to say farewell to its first President. Justice Michael De La Bastide is going into retirement. De La Bastide was appointed President […]
More scandals in Murdoch’s empire? London (CNN) — Former British Prime Minister Gordon Brown Tuesday accused media magnate Rupert Murdoch’s newspapers of having “links with criminals” as he spoke to the BBC about allegations the Sunday Times illegally obtained private information about him. Brown accused the paper of getting his […]
French president Nicolas Sarkozy said during a visit to Afghanistan on Tuesday that France will pull out 1,000 troops from its mission there by the end of 2012, as it speeds up its withdrawal with the United States. French soldiers have been involved in the U.S.- and Nato-led Afghanistan operation […]
A campaign group has said the US president should order a criminal investigation into alleged torture sanctioned by the Bush administration. Human Rights Watch (HRW) says there is “overwhelming evidence” of torture ordered by George W Bush. The former president has defended some of the techniques, saying they…
Ahmed Wali Karzai, half brother to the Afghan president and one of the most powerful men in the country, has been killed by one of his own bodyguards. “I confirm that Ahmad Wali was killed inside his house,” Zalmay Ayoubi, a spokesman for the governor of Kandahar province, told the […]
Islamabad, Jul 12, (PTI): Tuesday, July 12, 2011 –> Pakistan today threatened to pull back its troops from the border with Afghanistan, as Defence Minister Chaudhry Ahmad Mukhtar said his country could not afford to keep forces deployed there following the suspension of US military assistance. Reacting to the Obama […]
News Americas, Sucre, Bolivia, Tues. July 12, 2011: It may be summer of the U.S. but Bolivians are dealing with their worst snow storm in 20 years. The Bolivian government has appealed for help after the snow left thousands stranded. The snow took farmers and tourists by surprise in the […]
ATHENS, Greece – The leader of the Cyprus navy died in a large blast that leveled a munitions-storage facility and prompted two of the country’s highest military leaders to resign from their posts, the defense ministry said. At least 11…