Now Magazine reported on Doctors without Borders' list of most under-reported stories of 2006. Here's three: Haiti Even with the presence of a UN stabilization team, confrontations between various armed groups and impoverished conditions in the capital have cut thousands off from health care and contributed to a high maternal mortality rate. Colombia After a [...]
Globeandmail.com now allows access to online columns and editorials to five or six-days-per-week subscribers to the newspaper. Before, even subscribers had to pay about seven bucks per month for the privilege of being a “Globe Insider.” I don’t know when this change was made (I stumbled across it). I didn’t get any email notification from [...]
The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change is expected to release its strongest statement yet linking global warming to increasing levels of greenhouse gases in the atmosphere. An excerpt from the NYT story: In fresh drafts of a summary of its next report, the group, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, has said that it is [...]
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Iran wants bloggers to register with the government. The BBC asks some Iranian bloggers for their reaction.
China has destroyed a satellite with a ground-launched missile, which is not such an easy thing to do. And the United States thought it was the only country that could dominate space. An excerpt from the BBC story: Set alongside the recent dramatic increase in China's defence spending and the modernisation of its nuclear weapons [...]
Check out 13 Tzameti, at the new, soulless Royal Theatre! Some excerpts from the three-star Globe and Mail review by Liam Lacey: Take 13 Tzameti for what it is: a tightly screwed shocker, a suspense tour de force that proceeds through a harrowing chain of events with alarming confidence. Whether the movie is about something [...]