Wednesday, April 23, 2008

Petraeus set for Central Command

US Defence Secretary Robert Gates has recommended the top military commander in Iraq, General David Petraeus, be appointed head of US Central Command.

CentCom covers an area from the Horn of Africa into central Asia and includes all operations in Iraq and Afghanistan. Gen Petraeus's appointment is subject to the approval of the US Senate.

Saturday, April 19, 2008

Zimbabwe launches ballot recount

Election officials in Zimbabwe have started recounting some of the votes cast in disputed polls held last month.

The recount in 23 of 210 constituencies could overturn the parliamentary result which saw Zanu-PF lose its majority. Results of the presidential poll, which the opposition MDC says it also won, have not been released. It is thought the recount may lead to a run-off vote.

Friday, April 18, 2008

Pope attacks US sex abuse record

Pope Benedict XVI has criticised US bishops for their handling of child sex scandals, saying their response to the crisis had sometimes been very poor.

He laid part of the blame for the crisis, of which he feels "deeply ashamed", on a breakdown in US values.

Wednesday, April 16, 2008

Warm US welcome for Pope Benedictt

Pope Benedict XVI has received an unprecedented presidential greeting from George W Bush after arriving for his first official visit to the US.

Mr Bush and his wife Laura were waiting on the tarmac at Andrews Air Force Base when the Pontiff's plane touched down.

Thursday, April 10, 2008

Brown and the economy fears

The British Prime Minister said a 2.5% fall in March, recorded by the Halifax, should be seen in the context of 10 years of big increases and low interest rates. He added that the government was not a "spectator" and was "always vigilant" on global economic difficulties.

Sunday, April 06, 2008

Mugabe party demands poll recount

Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe's party has asked electoral officials to delay the results of the presidential poll and to recount votes, reports say. The state-run Sunday Mail newspaper said the governing Zanu-PF party requested a recount because there had been "errors and miscalculations".

Friday, April 04, 2008

People of Skopje welcoming the Nazis

A photo from Skopje's history, the history they obviously forget when they call others Nazis, but this is the problem with Skopje, they keep forgetting history, let's see if history will forget them one day or even worst if the Albanians will remember them!

Mugabe’s new campaign

Mugabe apparently launched his campaign for an expected run-off presidential ballot even before the official results of Saturday's election were announced, with state media portraying the opposition as divided and controlled by former colonial ruler Britain.

Tuesday, April 01, 2008

2nd Opinion

A cartoon from the Ovi magazine

He is bad ...really bad! Seriously, I think you'll need a second opinion after this.

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