Chile Wins Group C At Copa

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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.

CCJ Says Farewell To President On Friday

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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 […]

Obama urged to investigate Bush torture claims

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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…

Karzai’s brother shot dead in Kandahar

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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 […]

Pakistan threatens to pull back troops from Afghan border

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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 […]

Bolivia Slammed By Snow Storm

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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 […]