The Russian government summoned a senior U.S. diplomatic official in Moscow to vent after an interview with Shamil Besayev, architect of the 2004 Beslan massacre, on ABC's Nightline. Some excerpts: In the interview, the warlord, who had claimed the 2004 raid on a school in Beslan, admitted he was a terrorist but said the Russians were [...]
The NYT's Bob Herbert on why Dubya isn't about to cut and run from Iraq any time soon. An excerpt: What has so often gotten lost in all the talk about terror and weapons of mass destruction is the fact that for so many of the most influential members of the Bush administration, the obsessive [...]
On Wednesday night, one 20-something woman told her friend outside the Bathurst subway station: “My first priority is to solve all my emotional problems.” If you're wondering about the headline …
Jean Charles de Menezes is to be buried today in his home town of Gonzaga. But here was an interesting tidbit in a BBC story: On Thursday the Home Office said the visa of Mr de Menezes expired two years before he was shot by police. A passport stamp apparently giving him indefinite leave to [...]
At least seven French citizens have died fighting for al Qaeda, Nicolas Sarkozy, France's interior minister, told a French newspaper. Another 10 are known to be in Iraq, Syria, Pakistan and Afghanistan, he said, according to this BBC story.
ABC News broadcast footage of an unexploded terrorist bomb and the inside of a bombed out London tube car on Tuesday night — after the London Metropolitan Police asked them not to. An excerpt from the NYT story: … On its “World News Tonight” program on Tuesday, ABC went ahead with the report, which said the attacks [...]
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