They never got within a country mile of the White House, but some of Barack Obama’s distant ancestors may very well have crossed the Atlantic roughly 130 years before his father, Barack snr, first made […][…]
FRENCH health authorities say 20 cases of cancer have been uncovered in women with allegedly faulty French-made breast implants, but insisted there was still no proven link with the disease. The announcement came as France’s […][…]
SYRIAN forces were accused of firing nail bombs last night to disperse protesters as tens of thousands of people flooded streets across the country to make their voices heard to Arab monitors. Protesters called for […][…]
HAMAS political leader Khaled Meshal has ordered the group’s military wing to cease attacks on Israel, according to senior officials of the Fatah organisation cited by the newspaper Haaretz. The sources said Mr Meshal had […][…]
A PAKISTANI police surgeon who testified that security forces shot dead five unarmed foreigners – including a heavily pregnant woman – outside Quetta in May has been assassinated in what is suspected to be the […][…]
Preliminary results show that opposition leader Portia Simpson Miller has reclaimed leadership of Jamaica in a dramatic political comeback. Election Director Orrette Fisher tells The Associated Press that based on preliminary results “it appears safe […][…]
A TALIBAN bomb attack killed 10 Afghan police returning from a recruitment centre in southern Afghanistan’s restive Helmand province today, the local government said. The victims were members of the US-funded Afghan Local Police (ALP) […][…]
KABUL, Afghanistan—NATO says a man wearing an Afghan army uniform has killed two service members in eastern Afghanistan. The alliance says the two NATO troops were killed on Thursday when the man turned his weapon […][…]
KINGSTON, Jamaica—Jamaica’s two main political parties are in a neck-and-neck race to capture a majority of the country’s 63 parliamentary seats and win control of the government for the next five years. Both sides were […][…]
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