Somalia famine worsened by civil war, experts say

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Mogadishu, Somalia — Somali soldiers beat back desperate families with gun butts Thursday as they fought for food supplies in front of a weeping diplomat, a day after the United Nations declared parts of the country were suffering from the worst famine in a generation. “I will knock on every […]

Caribbean Anglican Hymnal Launched

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By Dave Rodney News Americas, Kingston, Jamaica, Fri. July 22, 2011: A riveting and engaging new Anglican hymnal designed for liturgical worship in churches across the Caribbean has just been released, and early reactions to this compilation are suggesting that the publication is destined to be a runaway hit among […]

Let Him Eat Pie

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Article by WorldNews.com Correspondent Dallas Darling. When a man shouted “greedy” and threw a blue and white shaving-cream pie at Rupert Murdoch’s face, while he was being questioned before the British Parliament for a phone-hacking scandal, it evoked what Queen Marie Antoinette of France supposedly said: “Let them eat cake.” […]

Bomb rocks govt offices in Oslo, two dead

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OSLO – A massive bomb shattered Norway’s main government building in Oslo on Friday, killing two people police were quoted as saying by local news agency NTB. There was no claim of responsibility, though NATO member Norway has been the target of threats, if not bombs, before, notably over its […]

Caribbean Community Gets New SG

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News Americas, GEORGETOWN, Guyana, Fri. July 22, 2011: A new Secretary General of the Caribbean Community, (CARICOM), has been named. He is Ambassador Irwin LaRocque, 56, who is also the current Assistant Secretary-General for Trade and Economic Integration at the CARICOM Secretariat. The Dominican national has served in that post […]

MP refers Murdoch to Met over email

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Claims that James Murdoch knew three years ago that phone hacking at the News of the World was not confined to a single “rogue” reporter have been referred to the police. Labour MP Tom Watson said he was contacting Scotland Yard after two former senior executives at the paper publicly […]