Agencies scouring for resources.
March 11, 2012 Leave a Comment
March 2, 2010 1 Comment
Thousand of troops are being deployed to different parts of Chile, a country recently ravaged by a massive 8.8 magnitude earthquake, to try to prevent looting and criminal acts, Al Jazeera reports.
May 22, 2009 Leave a Comment
Very rarely does victory resemble defeat. In Sri Lanka, while government officials celebrate triumph and some citizens light firecrackers in the street, more than 250,000 displaced Tamils are trapped in tiny, dense relief camps in northern Sri Lanka waiting to hear whether or not they can return home. What kind of victory is this?
March 10, 2009 1 Comment
These students have been tirelessly demonstrating their anger over the conflict in Sri Lanka for more than a month. A few of the attendants at the back of the pack look nervous, some look unhappy to be here. Some look defeated.
Jan. 8, 2009 Leave a Comment
If one was to judge by the calendar alone, the 21st century started eight years ago this week. Although, when people refer to the 21st century in conversation, often they aren’t talking about the specific time period between January 1, 2000 and December 31, 2099, but the attitude, philosophy, and technological savvy that is becoming [...]
Dec. 14, 2008 Leave a Comment
SYDNEY, Australia — Lesbian relationships in Australia received welcome recognition this November after two bills enforcing equality were passed through the Senate. The amendments expanded the terms “de facto relationship”, “parent”, “step-parent” and “relative” to include same-sex couples giving them equal rights on a number of issues. [...]
Oct. 17, 2008 Leave a Comment
The bad guys are going virtual more and more, and American businesses and government networks are getting victimized at a record pace, according to an FBI report. “The increasing number of such crimes not only impacts the economy but threatens national security,” the FBI said Friday. The man at the head of the opposition is [...]