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—As the small plane entered the pattern to land at this town on the eastern edge of Kenya, the view from the window was of miles and miles of scrubby landscape, low trees and bushes almost the same brown color as the sandy earth beneath them. Hardly...
Tags: Refugee, Benedict XVI, Charity, Foreign Aid
The world has been slow to react to the growing specter of famine in Somalia, despite repeated warnings by the United Nations and aid organizations that millions of people are at risk. UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon has said that nearly 4 million...
Tags: Employees, David Cameron, Refugee, Ethiopia, Elections
Sun StaffFor Linda Faulstich, it was the song. It came toward the end of the Memorial Day observance at Dulaney Valley Memorial Gardens - after the pomp of the colors procession and the somber tributes by dignitaries but before the stark rifle salute and the...
David Wood, 62, has been a journalist since 1970, a staff correspondent for Time Magazine, the Los Angeles Times, Newhouse News Service and The Baltimore Sun. He covers military issues, foreign affairs and combat operations, and is a Pulitzer Prize...
Tags: Journalism, U.S. Army, BBC, Newspapers, U.S. Military
The swearing-in came off without a security-related hitch yesterday, but underneath the calm veneer, federal authorities were intensively investigating a report that a group of Somalia-based militants wanted to initiate some kind of inauguration-related...
Los Angeles TimesLONDON - Police SWAT teams captured yesterday the final three fugitives wanted for trying to bomb the London transit system, two in a raid on a public housing project here and the third seized by Italian police who tracked him to a suburb of Rome. The...
Tags: Television, Rome (Italy), Italy, Eyewear, Interior Policy
Sun National StaffWASHINGTON - Now comes the hard part in Afghanistan. In the shadows, U.S. and British special operations forces are gearing up to go in on the ground. Citing the need for secrecy, Pentagon officials are reluctant to talk about the prospect of Green...
Tags: Curt Weldon, U.S. Army, Weaponry, Uzbekistan, Pakistan
Sun National StaffWASHINGTON - Despite deep misgivings among administration hard-liners, President Bush decided yesterday to seek a multinational force for Iraq under a United Nations mandate and to call on the world body to play a major role in forming a new Iraqi...
Times Staff WriterBAGHDAD — Saddam Hussein and his son Qusai crippled the Iraqi military through a multitude of erratic orders and strategic miscalculations, while its fighting units barely communicated with one another and were paralyzed from lack of direction,...
Tags: Death, Weaponry, Baghdad (Iraq), Armed Forces, Vehicles
Sun Foreign StaffLONDON - British Prime Minister Tony Blair publicly disclosed details yesterday of evidence against Osama bin Laden and his al-Qaida terrorist network and said they had "planned and carried out" the Sept. 11 attacks in the United States. In a terse...
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