Somalia: UN Endorses Roadmap to End Transition

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Thursday, 8 September 2011, 1:03 pm Press Release: United Nations Somalia: UN-Backed Meeting Endorses Roadmap to End Transition, Restore Stability New York, Sep 6 2011 – Delegates attending a United Nations-backed meeting on ending Somalia’s transitional period today endorsed a roadmap that spells out priority measures to be implemented before […]

New CIA chief Petraeus pledges to defend America

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General David Petraeus(L), former head of the allied forces in Afghanistan,… General David Petraeus(C), former head of the allied forces in Afghanistan,… General David Petraeus (R), former head of the allied forces in Afghanistan… David Petraeus pledged to confront the many threats facing America as he took the reins of […]

Uruguay to apologize over alleged rape by UN peacekeepers

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MONTEVIDEO (Reuters) – Uruguay will apologize to Haiti and compensate an 18-year-old Haitian man allegedly raped by Uruguayan U.N. troops in the poor Caribbean state, the Uruguayan defense minister said on Tuesday. Public outrage in the earthquake-ravaged nation has simmered over a video shot by a cellphone camera and circulating […]

Carol Bartz fired as CEO of Yahoo

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SAN FRANCISCO — Carol Bartz was fired Tuesday as Yahoo Inc.’s CEO nearly three years into a tenure in which the company fell short of the turnaround she was charged with leading. The company said Bartz will be replaced by Chief…