SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL — Bringing justice and more power to the little guy has been a theme stressed by Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva almost every day of his long political career.
WASHINGTON — The US Air Force is marking something of a milestone as it positions itself to better address the need for round-the-clock intelligence in Afghanistan and Iraq.
In the latest incident of violent rhetoric against the president, an anonymous user of Facebook posted a poll on Saturday asking if Barack Obama should be assassinated.
Administrators of the online social networking website took down the poll on Mo
Gen. Stanley McChrystal, as part of his comprehensive strategy review for the war in Afghanistan, has asked President Barack Obama for up to 40,000 more troops.
Iran test-fired several of its longest-range missiles Monday, topping off a dramatic four days in which it also tested medium-range missiles and revealed it has been developing a secret nuclear facility.
On Sunday, former President Bill Clinton reminded America that claims of a “vast right-wing conspiracy” did not begin with healthcare town halls and the Tea Party protests.
Voters enabled Chancellor Angela Merkel to form a politically comfortable “center-right” coalition with the pro-business, tax-cutting Free Democratic Party (FDP).
SAN FRANCISO — In less than a week, six men in five states have been charged with terrorist plots to blow up federal buildings, attack Americans, and bring about the sort of mass destruction not seen here since 9/11.
Initiation rites for new students occur throughout the world. But India’s version has grown alarmingly violent.
The three terrorism plots uncovered in the past week join a long list of thwarted attacks on US soil – of varying degrees of sophistication – since the terrible events of 9/11.