Poland to challenge EU partners during presidency

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WARSAW: Poland painted itself as a saviour of the European project, while accusing fellow member states of selfishness and short-sightedness, as it began its six-month presidency of the EU. Times have changed since this nation of 38 million people was led by twin brothers Jaroslaw and Lech Kaczynski of the […]

Colombia rebel head narrowly eludes capture: Santos

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BOGOTA (Reuters) – The leader of Colombia’s largest guerrilla group narrowly eluded capture, fleeing hours before the army seized his jungle hideout, President Juan Manuel Santos said on Sunday. Alfonso Cano, leader since 2008 of the Revolutionary Armed Force of Colombia (FARC), escaped at most 12…

Black July and Gradual Genocide

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Article by WorldNews.com Correspondent Dallas Darling. Another festering wound of colonization exploded in July of 1983 when angry mobs attacked, maimed and murdered thousands of Tamil people. While over 3,000 Tamils, including women and children, lay bleeding to death in the streets of Sri Lanka, Sinhalese prisoners conveniently were allowed […]

Yingluck to Form Coalition Government in Thailand

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By PHISANU PHROMCHANYA BANGKOK—Thailand’s prime minister-elect, Yingluck Shinawatra, said Monday her For Thais Party will form a coalition government with four smaller parties. Thailand could have its first woman prime minister following an election victory for the younger sister of ousted Thai leader Thaksin Shinawatra. Will this mark a turning […]

Thaksin party wins Thai election by a landslide

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BANGKOK: Thailand’s opposition swept to power in a surprise election landslide on Sunday, led by the sister of former Thai prime minister Thaksin Shinawatra in a victory for the rural and urban poor red-shirt protesters who clashed with the army last year. Exit polls showed Yingluck Shinawatra’s Puea Thai (For […]

Divided Thailand votes in crucial election

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Thailand votes on Sunday in a closely fought election seen as pivotal to the future of the deeply divided kingdom, after years of political deadlock and often bloody street protests. The poll is the first major electoral test for the government since mass opposition rallies paralysed Bangkok last year, scaring […]

Libya’s Neighborhoods Prepare for NATO’s Boots

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At ten a.m. Tripoli time on 6/28/11 the Libyan Ministry of Health made available to this observer its compilation entitled “Current Statistics Of Civilian Victims Of Nato Bombardments On Libya, (3/19/11-6/27/11). Before releasing their data, which will be made public this afternoon, it was confirmed by the findings of the […]

EU approves Greek loan package

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Euro zone finance ministers agreed last night to disburse a further Euro12 billion to Greece and said the details of a second aid package for Athens would be finalised by mid-September. After a conference call, the 17 euro zone ministers – including Minister for Finance Michael Noonan – agreed that […]