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As the 26-year war in Sri Lanka nears its end, every busybody in the world is urging the Sri Lankan government to stop. Spare the poor civilians trapped in the combat zone;...
The great virtue of a maverick like Israeli foreign minister Avigdor Lieberman is that there is none of the usual pussy-footing around. He says exactly what he thinks. In an...
"I don't look like Halle Berry," said Whoopie Goldberg in a recent interview. "But chances are, she's going to end up looking like me."   Barack Obama doesn't look much like...
Thailand's Prime Minister Abhisit Vejjajiva was humiliated last week when red-shirted protesters overran the summit of Asian leaders that he was hosting and forced him to evacuate...
In less than two weeks (April 22), Jacob Zuma will be elected as South Africa's new president. Many people see this as the beginning of the end for South African democracy, and...
"We want to be in (the new UN climate pact), we want to be pragmatic, we want to look at the science," said Jonathan Pershing, the head of the U.S. delegation, during the talks on...
The French city of Strasbourg and the German town of Kehl, which face each other across the river Rhine, will be in lock-down this weekend as the grandees of NATO (the North...
"I am not afraid of Bibi (Netanyahu). I will not be anybody's fig-leaf," said Ehud Barak, leader of Israel's Labour Party, defending his decision to join the hard-right coalition...
On March 29, the 180,00 people of the island of Mayotte will decide whether they would like to become the 101st department of France. They live on a tropical island in the Indian...
You have to admire U.S. President Barack Obama's attempt to re-open the lines of communication with Iran—but you don't have to admire it much. Iran's real leader, Ayatollah Ali...

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