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  • Biased news coverage of Israel [Letter]

    Biased news coverage of Israel [Letter]
    The Sun recently published extensive, highly negative but unchallenged remarks about Israel made by Richard Falk, who is identified in the story as an unbiased UN human rights investigator monitoring Israel's treatment of Palestinians ("U.N....
  • Aberdeen scientists waiting to destroy Syrian chemical weapons

    Aberdeen scientists waiting to destroy Syrian chemical weapons
    At the end of January, chemists and engineers left Aberdeen Proving Ground for the Mediterranean Sea to lead the historic destruction of Syria's chemical weapons. More than two months later, they're still waiting for the mission to start. As the...
  • The limits of diplomacy [Editorial]

    After three years of civil war, Syrian President Bashar Assad's representatives sat down with opposition leaders for the first time this week to seek a way forward for their country. An initial meeting Wednesday got off to a rocky start, with speakers...
  • Mideast powder keg

    Mideast powder keg
    The Middle East is a powder keg. The hatred and conflict over Israel will never end as long as dictators and religious extremists keep stoking the fires for their own purposes. Meanwhile, weapons of mass destruction, including chemical weapons that are...
  • Thursday morning talkers: John Lennon was a closet Republican

    On weekday mornings, I'll post the most controversial, shocking and (of course) ridiculous stories for your reading pleasure. That way, when you walk into work, you'll be the master of witty conversation. Articles  • Imagine no possessions:...
  • Crisis in the horn of Africa

    Crisis in the horn of Africa
    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...
  • Gaza flare-up brings all-too-familiar dread to Israelis, Palestinians

    Gaza flare-up brings all-too-familiar dread to Israelis, Palestinians
    With rockets showering down on Israel and corpses piling up in Gaza, residents on either side of the divide have been left with a dreadful feeling of deja vu. But the question is: Are they witnessing a rerun from 2009 or from 2012? In January 2009,...
  • Ofensiva israelí sobre Gaza eleva a 78 cifra de palestinos muertos

    GAZA/JERUSALÉN (Reuters) - Al menos 78 palestinos, en su mayoría civiles, han muerto hasta ahora en la ofensiva de Israel sobre la Franja de Gaza, dijeron el jueves funcionarios palestinos, pero militantes del enclave costero continúan disparando...
  • Material nuclear capturado en Irak es de "grado bajo": agencia ONU

    VIENA (Reuters) - La agencia atómica de la ONU dijo el jueves que creía que el material nuclear que Irak reveló que había caído en manos de insurgentes era de un "grado bajo" y que no representaba un riesgo de seguridad significativo. Irak informó a...
  • Cifra de muertos palestinos trepa a 74; Israel bombardea Gaza por lanzamiento cohetes

    Cifra de muertos palestinos trepa a 74; Israel bombardea Gaza por lanzamiento cohetes
    Al menos 74 palestinos, en su mayoría civiles, murieron en la ofensiva israelí en Gaza, dijeron funcionarios palestinos el jueves, mientras militantes continuaron los ataques con cohetes sobre Tel Aviv y otras ciudades en un enfrentamiento que no da...
  • Seized nuclear material in Iraq 'low grade': U.N. agency

    VIENNA (Reuters) - The U.N. atomic agency said on Thursday it believed nuclear material which Iraq said had fallen into the hands of insurgents was "low grade" and did not pose a significant security risk. Iraq told the United Nations that the material...
  • Palestinians flex legal rights; U.N. condemns rockets, civilian deaths

    UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - Palestinian officials flexed their legal rights against Israel under the territory's bolstered international status on Thursday as U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon condemned rocket fire into Israel and civilian deaths in...