Home » International News (page 3286)

International News

Large Hadron Collider Discovers First New Particle

AP European Center for Nuclear Research (CERN) scientists control computer screens showing traces on Atlas experiment of the first protons injected in the Large Hadron Collider (LHC) during its switch on operation in CERN’s control room, near Geneva, Switzerland. The Large Hadron Collider (LHC), famously engaged in the quest for the Higgs boson, has turned up a heavier variant of ...

Read More »

Military plotting against me, says Pakistan PM Gilani

PAKISTAN'S embattled Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani has said conspirators were plotting to bring down his government and delivered an unprecedented tirade against the powerful military. In astonishing confirmation that he fears being ousted, he angrily denied the government was subservient to the army, long considered the chief arbiter of power in Pakistan as his administration grapples with a damaging ...

Read More »

Shootings in Mexico’s Veracruz kill 16

MEXICO CITY — At least 11 people were killed by an armed gang on Thursday in the Mexican Gulf coast state of Veracruz, where drug-related violence flared this autumn, before five gunmen were shot dead by security forces. Only on msnbc.com Boehner announces deal with Reid on end to payroll tax impasse Was Shroud created in a flash? Claims rise again ...

Read More »

Britain’s new year resolution: intervene in Somalia

Click HERE to view graphic David Cameron describes Somalia as "a failed state that directly threatens British interests" and will convene a summit in London in February to bring together the countries currently active in the Horn of Africa state. A number of key decisions are expected to be made there, ranging from humanitarian aid to military missions. The Prime ...

Read More »

Flood victims file lawsuit against Thai government

By REUTERS Hundreds of Thai flood victims have filed a lawsuit with a top court accusing the prime minister, Bangkok’s governor and five state agencies of mishandling the country’s worst flood crisis in five decades. The complaint was presented to Thailand’s Central Administrative Court by a group representing 352 Thais, which blamed Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra, Bangkok Governor Sukhumbhand Paribatra, ...

Read More »

France votes on punishment in new genocide law

PARIS — Lawmakers vote on Thursday on a measure that would make it a crime in France to deny that a mass killings of Armenians in 1915 amounted to a genocide, a measure that could put France on a collision course with Turkey, a strategic ally and trading partner which says the conflict nearly 100 years ago should be left ...

Read More »

Bradley Manning and the miscarriage of justice

Last week, after an astounding 567 days in prison, Bradley Manning – the US Army private accused of leaking the WikiLeaks documents – finally began his pre-trial hearing. In the year and a half since he has been in jail, Manning has been severely mistreated by his jailers, has been assumed guilty by the president and now potentially faces life ...

Read More »

Russian University Honours Dalai Lama For His Outstanding Work Of Peace

Article by Yeshe Choesang, WN Correspondent Dharamshala. Dharamshala: – After three days of teaching and initiation events in Dharamshala, India, today, December 21st, the Russian Federal State Education Institute, Tuva State University, has awarded His Holiness, the 14th Dalai Lama, an Honorary Doctorate in recognition of his outstanding input to freedom, human rights, religious harmony and environmental protection. The Honorary ...

Read More »

South Sudan rebels to fight on after chief’s death

South Sudanese rebels will continue their fight against the newly independent government in Juba despite the killing of their leader George Athor, his spokesman said on Wednesday. “To me, the mission is alive,” James Puot told AFP. “Only one man has died.” South Sudanese Vice President Riek Machar announced on Tuesday that Athor was killed when a border patrol clashed ...

Read More »

Navalny challenges Putin after leaving Russian jail

MOSCOW (Reuters) – Opposition leader Alexei Navalny used his release from jail on Wednesday to call on Russians to unite against Vladimir Putin whom he said would try to snatch victory in a March 4 presidential election that was sure to be unfair. Navalny, who has harnessed a mood change among Russia’s urban youth against Putin’s 12-year rule, was greeted ...

Read More »