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If you set out to make a breakfast, let's say French toast, that requires syrup as a condiment, you may wish to confirm that you indeed have syrup in the pantry before proceeding.
About a week ago, I posted about about two Moroccan journalists facing charges for an article on (wait for it) … jokes. This BBC feature provides some context. Some excerpts: Courtroom number eight in the Casablanca High Court is an imposing place. Two portraits hang on the wood panelled walls above the seats reserved for the [...]
The Observer reports that Dubya will be making a historic change of direction on the climate change issue when he delivers his State of the Union address later this month. An excerpt: (British Prime Minister) Tony Blair hopes that the new stance by the United States will lead to a breakthrough in international talks on climate [...]
Nicolas Sarkozy, France's interior minister, will undoubtedly become the candidate of the French right for the presidency. He will take on Segolene Royal, the Socialist candidate. An excerpt of a BBC story explaining his popularity: Love him or hate him, though, the UMP leader undoubtedly has star quality, the charisma that only power brings, and the successful [...]
Can you say putting strategic pressure on Iran, Billy? An excerpt from the NYT story: Admiral (William J.) Fallon’s appointment comes amid a series of indications that the Bush administration is increasingly focused on putting pressure on Iran and, perhaps, veering toward open confrontation. They include the dispatching of a second Navy carrier battle group [...]
An additional headline could be global warming as explained by art history metaphors. An excerpt from the NYT story: If thought of as a painting, the scientific picture of a growing and potentially calamitous human influence on the climate has moved from being abstract a century ago to impressionistic 30 years ago to pointillist today. [...]