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Bangladesh halts execution of oppositionAFPBangladesh halts execution of opposition leaderWashington PostDHAKA, Bangladesh — A senior judge on the Bangladesh Supreme Court halted the scheduled execution of an opposition leader until at least Wednesday as his attorneys sought a new review of the case, a defense lawyer said. The execution of Abdul ...Bangladesh Set to Execute Islamist LeaderVoice of AmericaBangladesh postpones hanging of Islamist leaderCNNBangladesh Islamist given last-minute stay of executionAFPHindustan Times -Reutersall 155 news articles »
Posted on 10 December 2013 | 9:48 am
Obama, world leaders praise 'giant ofNDTVObama, world leaders praise 'giant of history' at Mandela memorialCNNJohannesburg (CNN) -- They gathered in the tens of thousands -- presidents, prime ministers, royals, celebrities and ordinary South Africans -- all united to say farewell to a man hailed as a global symbol of reconciliation. In what has been billed as one of the ...The Great and the Humble Pay Tribute to MandelaNew York TimesKenyans Glean Inspiration From Mandela's Legacy of LeadershipVoice of AmericaSouth Africa Struggles to Recover Goodwill Mandela FosteredWall Street JournalBBC News -TIME -Fox Newsall 23,394 news articles »
Posted on 10 December 2013 | 9:29 am
Central African Republic: What's going on,Telegraph.co.ukCentral African Republic: What's going on, what's at stake, what's nextCNN International(CNN) -- Reports of rapes, killings and other horrors are growing in the Central African Republic. Rights groups accuse security forces and militia gangs of torturing civilians as world leaders warn that the nation is on the verge of a genocide. Here's a quick ...2 French Soldiers Killed, Mosque Burned in CARVoice of AmericaFrench soldiers killed on peace-keeping mission to Central African RepublicTelegraph.co.ukFrench Aim to Disarm CAR Militias as Two Soldiers KilledBusinessweekReuters -Brisbane Times -The Guardian Nigeriaall 640 news articles »
Posted on 10 December 2013 | 9:20 am
Is Putin Creating Fox Newski? - BloombergRTIs Putin Creating Fox Newski?BloombergAmong the many things Fox News has to answer for is the proof it has provided that news relentlessly slanted to match an agenda works: It can bring audience, financial success and influence, the three things any media owner craves. This is called ...Russian Military to Recruit 500000 Professional Soldiers by 2022RIA NovostiWithout Notice, Putin Dissolves a News AgencyNew York TimesPutin dissolves state news agency, tightens grip on Russia mediaReutersWall Street Journal -RadioFreeEurope/RadioLiberty -Businessweekall 391 news articles »
Posted on 10 December 2013 | 9:08 am
Croatia considers role in destruction ofKhaleej TimesCroatia considers role in destruction of Syrian chemical weaponsReutersZAGREB (Reuters) - NATO member Croatia may allow the use of its Adriatic ports to load Syria's deadly chemicals onto a U.S. ship for destruction offshore, Prime Minister Zoran Milanovic said on Tuesday. "It is envisaged that they will be destroyed, probably ...Nobel Peace laureate urges holdouts to join chemical weapons pactChristian Science MonitorIsrael, others urged to join chemical arms treatyReuters CanadaWeapons watchdog receives Nobel Peace PrizeNews 10NBCall 502 news articles »
Posted on 10 December 2013 | 8:35 am
Victims' Rights Advocate Blasts Conduct OfThe leader of a prominent advocacy group for domestic violence victims sharply criticized the recent conduct of George Zimmerman’s attorney, Jayne Weintraub, and expressed concern for the safety of the alleged victim.
Rita Smith, the Executive Director of the Natio …
Posted on 10 December 2013 | 9:40 am
Christine Rosen: The Machine and the Ghost |Engineering a new reality from design.
Posted on 10 December 2013 | 9:25 am
The Criminalization of Everyday LifeIf all you’ve got is a hammer, then everything starts to look like a nail. And if police and prosecutors are your only tool, sooner or later everything and everyone will be treated as criminal. This is increasingly the American way of life, a path that …
Posted on 10 December 2013 | 9:22 am
Ex-Executive Indicted in Texas Cancer FundA former top executive of Texas' $3 billion cancer-fighting effort was indicted over an improperly awarded $11 million taxpayer-funded grant that plunged the state agency into turmoil, prosecutors said Friday.
By PAUL J. WEBER Associated Press
Posted on 10 December 2013 | 9:15 am
Santa Claus an old white man? Not anymore.When I was a kid, I knew two different Santa Clauses. The first had a fat belly, rosy cheeks, a long white beard, and skin as pink as bubble gum. He was omnipresent, visiting my pre-school and the local mall, visible in all of my favorite Christmas specials.
Posted on 10 December 2013 | 9:10 am